Science: Colored Television

Bell Telephone's Dr. Herbert Eugene Ives, 47, disclosed last week his progress with colored television. He has spent his life on photography, photoengraving, light, colors, sending pictures by electricity and, lately, television. He had a direct technical antecedent. His father, Frederic Eugene Ives, 73, invented a process of colored photography and the halftone process of photoengraving.

Colored television has become possible because Dr. Ives's colleagues at Bell Telephone laboratories invented a photo-electric cell more sensitive to light than the usual cell. The usual cell depends on the ionic action of potassium and hydrogen....

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