LCD Glossary

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


April 2, 2019 10:41 am

A FET is a Field Effect Transistor. Typical FETs are nearly perfect switches. Next to no current flows when they... View Article


October 26, 2018 2:32 pm

HDMI is an acronym for High-Definition Multimedia Interface. HDMI means it is able to send a lot of data, very... View Article


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


September 26, 2018 5:19 pm

IPS stands for In-Plane Switching. IPS is a type of TFT display that has better viewing angles and better color... View Article


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


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

Liquid Crystal (LC)

April 28, 2016 4:17 pm

LC stands for Liquid Crystal (sometimes also referred to as liquid crystal fluid or LC fluid, although technically redundant).  The... View Article


May 10, 2016 1:54 pm

OLED stands for Organic Light Emitting Diode. OLEDs are used to make OLED Displays, which can either be PMOLED (Passive... View Article