Active matrix

of or relating to a high-resolution liquid-crystal display (LCD) with high contrast, the most common type of flat-panel display.

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
(as modifier): an active-matrix screen


an electronics display system in which each pixel is separately controlled


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