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camera tube

n
(Electronics) the part of a television camera that converts an optical image into an electrical signal. See also image orthicon, vidicon, Plumbicon, iconoscope
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On September 7, 1927, inventor Philo Farnsworth lugged his image dissector camera tube into another room in his San Francisco lab and then invited perspective investors to witness the operation of the world's first allelectronic television set.
The slim, rounded camera tube allows easy rotation of the camera in the intraoral space.
He was anaesthetised and a camera tube inserted in his lung to see how bad the cancer was.
Dr Tariq threaded a camera tube down Mr Kirchen's throat and into his left lung while he was anaesthetised, and found a black lump.
Ike" Eisenhower, ATAS member Harry Lubcke of the Society of Television Engineers came up with "Immy," a term used for the early image orthicon camera tube, which was later modified to "Emmy.
Under the terms of the Agreement, Video Display Corporation will purchase all inventories of raw materials and surplus finished product as well as all required production equipment and Intellectual Property Data Packages relating to the Pevicon camera tube manufacturing business.
Contract award: Supply, installation and commissioning for the Institute of Mechanised Construction and Rock Mining camera tube to measure the transport properties of the heat.
a subsidiary of Video Display Corporation (NASDAQ:VIDE), announced the award of new orders from both the US Military Services and Prime Contractors to the US Military for Teltron's camera tube imaging sensors.
After a brief post-doctoral tenure, he joined GE's Corporate Research and Development Center in Schenectady, New York as a Research Scientist, where he was involved in solid state camera tube targets and related devices.
Lubcke then volunteered his successful alternative, a feminization of "Immy," a term commonly used for the early image orthicon camera tube.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathode ray tube manufacturer, Video Display Corporation, (NASDAQ-NMS: VIDE) announced that the company has incorporated a new subsidiary to specialize in camera tube imaging, infrared technology and military cathode ray tubes.
Before the advent of digital image sensing devices, analog image sensors used to function with the video camera tubes.