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Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton

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Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton (1863 - 1930) was a consulting electrical engineer born in Edinburgh. He described an electronic basis of producing television in a 1908 letter to Nature.

He was one of the first to explore the medical applications of radiography, opening the first radiographic laboratory in Britain in 1896. In 1908 he published his ideas for an electronic television system. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1915.


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