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active matrix

n
(Computer Science) computing
a. a liquid crystal display in which each pixel is individually controlled to provide a sharp image at a wide viewing angle; it is used in laptop and notebook computers
b. (as modifier): an active-matrix screen.
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- OLED display (passive matrix, 96 x 16 pixels, monochrome display)
Although a passive matrix OLED (PMOLED) is popular for simple applications such as alphanumeric displays, the active matrix OLED (AMOLED) is used in high-resolution displays.
As a result, the inhibitor is kept in a trapped state which disables the undesirable interaction between the active component (inhibitor) and the passive matrix and also avoids leaching of the inhibitor.
Microtips Technology (Orlando, FL) has announced its 128 x 64 white passive matrix OLED, with polarizer display.
His topics include binary addressing, improved hybrid addressing, restricted pattern addressing, micro pulse width modulation, the low-power consumption of backlight, and active and passive matrix addressing.
Out of the two types of technologies namely, Passive Matrix OLED (PMOLED) and Active Matrix OLED (AMOLED), the latter is ruling the market and commanded 80% share of the total OLED displays market in 2012.
With increased performance requirements, including higher resolution and wider color gamut for maps and other information, thin film transistor-liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCDs) are gaining ground over passive matrix displays for console applications.
Tokyo, May 31, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - TDK Corporation has started mass production of a newly developed see-through passive matrix type QVGA organic EL display (product name: UEL476) from this Spring, a world's first*.