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April 16, 2010

As seen on BB!

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1271462344 ) Play

What is this?

Hint: This is a reconstruction of an early form of a now ubiquitous device.
Apologies for the delay folks.

Only anubhav bhattacharjee and Rogi got this one. Awesome, guys!

Answer:
This is an old-school scanning television or mechanical television.


10 Responses to “As seen on BB!”

  1. The Baird “Television”


  2. Logik
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    the early film based movie Projector?

    this shows a rotating film sustaining the image after the persistence of vision has been reached.


  3. Rogi
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    A Nipkow Disc as used in NBTV.


  4. Rogi
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    In reading the Hint, I’m guessing the actual answer you were looking for is just, *Mechanical Television*.


  5. Dibyo
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    some sort of zoetrope – the early form of film projectors


  6. varuns88
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    Stroboscope?


  7. udupendra
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    Zoetrope?


  8. some kind of crt or 3d image device,


  9. Zoopraxiscope ?


  10. sidsen
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    an early projector of sorts. the answer to the previous question would be the great pacific garbage vortex


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