For one thing, it doesn't use regular picture tubes to generate the image.
Until 1989, the manufacturer had one production line, with the capacity to turn out some 550,000 22-inch picture tubes annually.
Yet the show runner's true position and influence are unknown to nearly everyone on the other side of the picture tube.
Thomson has already moved ahead of the Japanese in developing a wide television picture tube.
I've not owned a television since our picture tube failed.
In the zone, I m all alone; staring at the picture tube.
The company is already selling picture tubes to the computer industry.
Her words glowed green on the picture tube for a few moments while the computer considered the problem.
The picture tube was ancient, the colors bleeding into one another.
The problem is that the new television pictures are wide, like a movie screen, rather than virtually square, as with today's picture tubes.