The Fernseh AG television company was registered in Berlin on July 3, 1929, by John Logie Baird, Robert Bosch, Zeiss Ikon and D.S. Loewe as partners. John Baird owned Baird Television Ltd. in London, Zeiss Ikon was a camera company in Dresden, D.S. Loewe owned a company in Berlin and Robert Bosch owned a company, Robert Bosch GmbH, in Stuttgart. with an initial capital of 100,000 Reichsmark. Fernseh AG did research and manufacturing of television equipment.
The company name "Fernseh AG" is a compound of Fernsehen ‘television’ and Aktiengesellschaft (AG) ‘joint-stock company’. The company was mainly known by its German abbreviation "FESE". See section see also on this page for other uses.
In 1929 Fernseh AG's original board of directors included: Emanuel Goldberg, Oliver George Hutchinson (for Baird), David Ludwig Loewe, and Erich Carl Rassbach (for Bosch) and Eberhard Falkenstein who did the legal work.Carl Zeiss's company worked alongside the early Bosch company. Much of the early work was in the area of research and development. Along with early TV sets (DE-6, E1, DE10) Fernseh AG made the first "Remote Truck"/"OB van", an "intermediate-film" mobile television camera in August 1932. This was a film camera that had its film developed in the truck and a "telecine" then transmitted the signal almost "live".
In 1972 Robert Bosch renamed its TV division: Fernsehanlagen GmbH (Fernseh facilities). The company supplied almost all the studio equipment for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The Darmstadt HQ had over 2000 employees in 1972. In 1972 Fernseh started to manufacture SECAM TV studio equipment for Moscow.
Robert Bosch in 1888
Intermediate film system for first Remote Truck (1936) - movie camera; 2 - film processor; 3 - washing bath; 4 - film drying compartment; 5 - telecine; 6 - monitor; 7 - video output; 8 - sewage; 9 - plumbing.
BOSCH Quad VTR Model BCM 40
Fernseh GmbH Telecine with a Pantason 16 mm film projector in 1956
Orthikon Camera in 1957
BCN 51 Fernseh VTR
Type B video Scanner Head from DC Video, 
Bosch Fernseh FDL 60 Telecine Film Deck and Lens Gate
FRP 60 Control Panel, Bosch Fernesh
BCN 52 VTR
BCN 20 VTR with "L unit" playback with TBC.
BCN 20 VTR hand held VTR recorder.
BCN 20 VTR deck
BCH-1000 HDTV B VTR
QUATERCAM BCF studio VTR (Lineplex system)
D1 DCR 500 VTR
KCM-125 SDTV camera with a Schneider Optics Lens
KOD 3 television studio camera from 1958 in the Museum Hamburg
Bosch Fernseh HQ_Darmstadt, Germany
Bosch Fernseh HQ street sign Darmstadt Germany
Fernseh Inc. Logo
Bosch Video Corp. logo
D6 VTR Tape Deck
D6 VTR Scanner, removed
Inside a D6 VTR Tape Deck
D6 VTR full unit
SDC-2000 Spirit DataCine Film Deck
Quadra Telecine Film Deck
SDC-2000 Spirit DataCine Functional Control Panel-FCP
Spirit Datacine 4k with the doors closed
Spirit Datacine 4k with the doors open.jpg
A Shadow Telecine in a color correction suite.
GCP for a Spirit Datacine
Scanity Film Deck
Cinelicious Scanity 4k and work station
Past and current offices in the cities of acquisitions (see History):