• Short Summary

    A TV TRANSISTOR CAMERA, WEIGHING FOUR POUNDS, DEMONSTRATED AT NOTTINGHAM, UK, FEB 9, OPERATES DIRECTLY INTO TV RECEIVERS - ALLOWING VIEWERS TO SEE THEMSELVES ON THEIR OWN SCREENS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN.. NOTTINGHAM WORKS BUILDING.
    0.06

    2.
    CU WORKS SIGN "FLOW DEVELOPMENTS LTD".
    0.09

    3.
    TOP V PAN.. GIRLS IN WORKSHOP SOLDER TV CIRCUITS.
    0.15

    4.
    STV V PAN.. DIITO.
    0.18

    5.
    SV GIRL ASSEMBLES PANEL.
    0.20 1/2

    6.
    SCU GIRL DITTO.
    0.24

    7.
    STV MEN ASSEMBLE CAMERAS.
    0.28

    8.
    LV MAN CHECKS CAMERA AGAINST TV TUBE.
    0.33

    9.
    SCU MAN ADJUSTS CAMERA.
    0.37

    10.
    CU COMPLETED CAMERA REMOVED FROM CASE.
    0.45

    11.
    SCU PAN.. NORMAN RUTHERFORD DIRECTS CAMERA AT CAMERAMAN, SHOOTING FILM, CAMERAMAN SHOWN ON TV TUBE. SOF BEGINS: "THE NEW MINNIE EYE......" ENDS "...AN EYE FOR INDUSTRY."
    1.15

    12.
    SV TO SCU..RUTHERFORD "SOF BEGINS..."THIS IS AN ALL BRITISH...." ENDS ".....PRESTIGE AND COMMERCE."
    1.31


    TRANSCRIPT: MR. NORMAN RUTHERFORD: "THE NEW MINNIE EYE IS EXTREMELY SIMPLE, IT CAN BE OPERATED BY ANYONE, IT HAS A WHOLE VARIETY OF USES IN INDUSTRY, COMMERCE, ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATION. IT IS IN FACT A THIRD EYE, AN EYE FOR INDUSTRY. THIS IS AN ALL BRITISH PRODUCT AND AT A TIME WHEN BRITAIN IS LOOKING FOR OUTLETS BOTH IN EUROPE AND OVERSEAS MAY PROVE TO BE OF GREAT ADVANTAGE TO BRITISH PRESTIGE AND COMMERCE."




    Initials JRG/V/WS/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A TV TRANSISTOR CAMERA, WEIGHING FOUR POUNDS, DEMONSTRATED AT NOTTINGHAM, UK, FEB 9, OPERATES DIRECTLY INTO TV RECEIVERS - ALLOWING VIEWERS TO SEE THEMSELVES ON THEIR OWN SCREENS.

    BUT THE MAIN USE IS TO PROVIDE LOW COST CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION.THE DESIGNER, MR.NORMAN RUTHERFORD, 28, SET UP IN THIS BUSINESS FOUR YEARS AGO.TODAY 85 PEOPLE WORK FOR HIM.

    WEST GERMANY HAVE ORDERED 4,000 OF HIS MINIATURE CAMERAS FOR CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION IN INDUSTRY.HIS AIM NOW IS TO MANUFACTURE A TELEVISION TAPE RECORDER - FOR PICTURES AND SOUND RECORDED BY THIS MINIATURE CAMERA.THE TAPE WOULD THEN BE "PLAYED BACK" INTO A TV SET.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAH6Q2STZTNYU37JO20NDZSEZO
    Media URN:
    VLVAH6Q2STZTNYU37JO20NDZSEZO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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