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  • n  the first practical television-camera for picture pickup; invented in 1923 by Vladimir Kosma Zworykin

  • With either the Zworykin iconoscope (RCA-Victor) or the Farnsworth cold-cathode dissector tube "high-definition" images equal in clarity to home cinema and 6 by 8 inches in size .
  • Designed for television, the device was called the iconoscope.
  • Vladimir Zworykin, 62, Russian-born, Russian-trained physicist, the "father of television," who developed the iconoscope (eye) of the TV camera in 1923, now laments: "We never .

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