LCD Glossary

AMOLED Single RGB Pixel -


May 17, 2016 3:35 pm

AMOLED is Active Matrix OLED. An Active Matrix OLED uses a TFT (Thin Film Transistor) transistor-per-pixel architecture. Using a transistor-per-pixel... View Article

Array LED Backlight -


April 28, 2016 5:01 pm

A backlight is used behind the LCD glass to allow the LCM to be read in dark conditions. The vast... View Article


August 8, 2016 12:41 pm

CGRAM stands for Character Generator RAM. Character LCDs include a fixed CGROM to define the bulk of the characters they... View Article

Sample CGROM -


August 8, 2016 12:36 pm

CGROM stands for Character Generator ROM. The CGROM stores the font that is displayed on a character LCD. When you tell... View Article


August 8, 2016 12:51 pm

DDRAM stands for Display Data RAM. The Display Data RAM holds the letters that get shown on the LCD of... View Article

Electrophoretic Display (ED)

August 1, 2016 2:03 pm

Electrophoresis is defined1 as The migration of electrically charged molecules through a fluid or gel under the influence of an electric field.”... View Article



August 16, 2016 4:27 pm

ESD stands for ElectroStatic Discharge. Objects can have an electrical charge built up on them — this is called an... View Article

Signal Example for I2C -


May 3, 2016 4:49 pm

I2C or IIC stands for “Inter-Integrated Circuit,” and was originally intended as a way to communicate from one IC to... View Article

LCD Glass Back Panel -


April 26, 2016 5:45 pm

LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display. An LCD is composed of two pieces of glass with a thin layer of... View Article

COG Construction LCD Module -


April 27, 2016 2:36 pm

LCM stands for Liquid Crystal Module or LCD Module. An LCM consists of an LCD or “LCD glass” and a... View Article