CBS Demonstrates Colour TV

August 29, 1940

CBS research director Peter Goldmark announces the invention of Colour TV. He demonstrates a 343-line colour television system on September 3rd on W2XAB, transmitting from the Chrysler Building in New York City. The system uses a disc of three filters (red, green and blue), rotated in front of the camera tube.


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