active matrix


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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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The leading growth area for active matrix small/medium displays was in cellphones, driven largely by the growing demand for smartphones.
They aim to develop longer lasting display devices with high efficiency by ''combining UDC's proprietary high efficiency electrophosphorescent materials and Sony's proprietary low temperature polysilicon active matrix OLED technology,'' Sony said in a press release.
Active matrix technology also offers the option of integrating much of the display's electronics directly on the glass plate for additional weight reduction and simplified interconnection to other systems.
The award-winning Compaq TFT500 is a 15-inch active matrix monitor that is 2.