The television was an invention that took many people working together over time. In 1862, the first still image was transmitted over wires. In 1873, scientists worked on transforming images in electric signals. In 1880, Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison worked on transmitting image in addition to sound with telephone devices. Lines of Resolution were brought forth in 1884. Then in 1900, the word ‘television’ was first used. Jump all the way to 1936, there were only 200 television set used in the world. By 1967, most TV broadcasts were in color. So the invention of the TV spanned many years of separate inventions put together to create the televisions of today.