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An exhibition at the National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm, 2012 – 2018

A television

The television

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A television

Black-and-white TV-set manufactured in the 1950s. In 1969 it was complemented with an additional antenna for the Swedish TV2. TEM48114. Photo: Truls Nord.

A television

Towards the end of the 1950s, the Swedish designer Stig Lindberg created the “Lumavision” TV-set. TEM49403. Photo: Ellinor Algin.

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The television

Few innovations are more popular than the TV. In Sweden we watch news, movies, sport, entertainment and TV series on average 170 minutes per day. But in the last two years viewing has declined slightly — and it is mainly those in the 15-24 age range who are watching less.

In 2011 they preferred to spend eighteen minutes of their TV viewing time doing something else compared with 2009. But it took a while for the technology to develop before TV became generally available. In 1956 TV began to be broadcast in Sweden. Up until 1970 we only watched TV in black and white.

The recorded images and sound are converted into electronic impulses. The signal then goes to the TV receiver which puts the images and sound back together again. The signal can be transmitted via satellite, terrestrial transmitters or cable.

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