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Types of Screens

Cathode ray Tube Display (CRT)
Cathode ray Tube Display (CRT)

A cathode-ray tube is a display device used in television sets and computer monitors. It is a kind of vacuum tube which contains one or more electron guns, electrostatic deflection plates and a phosphor target which is located at the back of the glass screen.

Electroluminescent Display (ELD)
Electroluminescent Display (ELD)

Electroluminescent Display (ELD) Definition - What does Electroluminescent Display (ELD) mean? An electroluminescent display is a category of flat panel display created by sandwiching a thin film of electroluminescent material between two plates.

Electronic Paper, E Ink
Electronic Paper, E Ink

The way e ink works means that it differs from other displays in two key points: an electronic paper screen reflects light from the environment and only consumes power when the content on it is changing.

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Light-Emitting Diode Display (LED)
Light-Emitting Diode Display (LED)

A LED screen is a video display which uses light-emitting diodes. An LED panel is a small display, or a component of a larger display or screen. They are typically used outdoors in store signs and billboards, and in recent years have also become commonly used in destination signs on public transport vehicles.

Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)

LCD (liquid crystal display) is the technology used for displays in notebook and other smaller computers. LCDs consume much less power than LED and gas-display displays because they work on the principle of blocking light rather than emitting it.

Organic Light-Emitting Diode Display (OLED)
Organic Light-Emitting Diode Display (OLED)

An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) is a light-emitting diode (LED) in which the emissive electroluminescent layer is a film of organic compound that emits light in response to an electric current.

Plasma Display Panel (PDP)
Plasma Display Panel (PDP)

A plasma display panel (PDP) is a type of flat panel display common to large TV displays 30 inches (76 cm) or larger. They are called "plasma" displays because they use small cells containing electrically charged ionized gases, which are plasmas.

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