History of TV Eyewear: Celebrating First Scheduled TV Service

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TV Eyewear is not a new concept as you can see they were already looking at TV eyewear in 1963. The concepts of mechanical television can be traced back to the discovery of the photoconductivity of the element selenium by Willoughby Smith in 1873, the invention of a scanning disk by Paul Gottlieb Nipkow in 1884 and John Logie Baird‘s demonstration of televised moving images in 1926. (Wikipedia)

TV Eyewear Circa 1963

The first public performance of TV was in 1925 at Selfridges in London.

Jeremy Scott x Linda Farrow 2009

The first regularly scheduled television service in the United States began on July 2, 1928. The Federal Radio Commission authorized C.F. Jenkins to broadcast from experimental station W3XK in Wheaton Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C. For at least the first eighteen months, 48-line silhouette images from motion picture film were broadcast, although beginning in the summer of 1929 he occasionally broadcast in halftone

Micro television screen by Scalar

Today a multitude of companies offer, video eyewear, GPS eyewear, USB port eyewear, you name it, all in sleek designs.