iconoscope definition

  • noun:
    • an early on as a type of a television-camera pipe, prepared for rapid checking of an information-storing, photoactive mosaic.
    • an early television camera having a mosaic of photoactive cells
    • A device attached to a camera, which shows in paid down scale a graphic of an object to be photographed; a finder. It permits a choice of perspective and arrangement.
    • the initial practical television-camera for image pickup; created in 1923 by Vladimir Kosma Zworykin

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