Color television

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A color television test at the Mount Kaukau transmitting station, New Zealand, in 1970. A test pattern with color bars is sometimes used when no program material is available.

Color television is a television transmission technology that includes information on the color of the picture, so the video image can be displayed in color on the television set. It was an upgraded form from black and white to color transmission in the 1960s to the 1980s.

The invention of color television standards is an important part of the history of television, and it is described in the technology of television article.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Michael Reilly, "Calculating the speed of sight" Archived September 10, 2017, at the Wayback Machine, New Scientist, July 28, 2006,