A television test pattern, developed by RCA in the first half of the 20th century.
, formerly Radio Corporation of America
, is a trademark brand owned by French
communications company Technicolor SA. Its now-defunct predecessor, the original RCA, was responsible for the early commercialization of television
and other popular devices on the mass market. RCA was acquired and subsequently absorbed into General Electric
The RCA brand is now licensed to multiple companies for use on electronics such as television sets, audio/video equipment, computers and appliances. RCA was also the former owner of television network and former radio network NBC. In addition, it formerly owned the RCA Records label, which is now under the ownership of Sony Music.