Berlin Summer Olympics

August 1, 1936

The first live television coverage of a sports event, transmitted by closed-circuit equipment to special viewing booths in Berlin and Potsdam. The event was televised by Telefunken (using RCA equipment) and Fernseh (using Farnsworth equipment).


MZTV Museum of Television (at The ZoomerPlex) 64 Jefferson Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6K 1Y4

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