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Zwor·y·kin

 (zwôr′ĭ-kĭn, zvôr′yə-), Vladimir Kosma 1889-1982.
Russian-born American engineer and inventor of the iconoscope (1923), the first practical television camera.

Zworykin

(ˈzwɔːrɪkɪn)
n
(Biography) Vladimir Kosma (ˈvlædɪmɪə ˈkɒsmə). 1889–1982, US physicist and television pioneer, born in Russia. He developed the first practical television camera

Zwor•y•kin

(ˈzwɔr ɪ kɪn)

n.
Vladimir Kosma, 1889–1982, U.S. engineer and inventor, born in Russia.
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1938 - Russian-born American inventor and television pioneer Vladimir Zworykin is granted a patent for his 'television system'.
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El teletipo (1910) permitio el envio de mensajes escritos a distancia utilizando determinados codigos, y en 1923 el ruso Vladimir Zworykin hace posible el nacimiento de la television que, a partir de 1935 efectua sus primeras emisiones regulares.
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