first screen

first screen

(1) The first display screen ever viewed by the public. Depending on whether "screen" means electronic or not, the first screen was either a movie theater screen or a TV set.

(2) The computing device people use most of the time (where they go "first"). First screen is a marketing term that focuses on which devices get the most attention: smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer.
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BOSTON -- Most children diagnosed with type I diabetes who develop celiac disease test positive for celiac autoimmunity at the time of their first screen; thus annual rescreening is necessary only in those with a positive first screen and in those who develop celiac disease symptoms, findings from a retrospective records review suggest.
is now offering its first screen changers, melt pumps, and water-ring pelletizers, built by a domestic supplier under private label.
It also forces you to be as inclusive as possible, including as much information and image in the first screen of your home page rather than depending on visitors to scroll down.
Back before movie stars had names, Florence Lawrence filled screens and movie magazines and wowed audiences with what critics called her "talented attractions," In 1908 she became the first screen actress to play Juliet in Romeo and Juliet; the following year she signed with Biograph Studios, where she was dubbed the Girl of a Thousand Faces and, eventually, the Biograph Girl, By the time her name began appearing in print, she was the biggest star in the business, But by the late '30s Lawrence was playing bits at MGM, Destitute and alone, she killed herself in 1938.
Visual cues, even as simple as a downward-pointing arrow on the first screen, help users understand there's more stuff below.
If information is below the first screen, you have no guarantee that the person who came to your site will still be there one screen later.
The talented cast -- which includes Martin Freeman (THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, LOVE ACTUALLY, "The Office"), Jessica Stevenson (SHAUN OF THE DEAD, SPACED, THE ROYLE FAMILY), Stephen Mangan (GREEN WING), Felicity Montagu (I'M ALAN PARTRIDGE), award-winning comedian Jimmy Carr in his first screen performance and Alison Steadman (TOPSY-TURVY, LIFE IS SWEET) -- was afforded total creative freedom within the confines of a carefully crafted story frame.
The researchers found that shoppers who only considered the first screen displayed by DealTime were price sensitive -- they tended to pick their book based on the lowest price.
The testing is being completed with the first screen delivery to the Company's corporate office/manufacturing facility in Olathe, Kansas.
The next version, made in the magical movie year of 1939 (the same year that produced ``The Wizard of Oz,'' ``Gone With the Wind'' and ``Stagecoach''), is the best of the live-action ``Hunchbacks,'' and with its impeccable art direction, sets and costumes, and a supporting cast that includes Edmond O'Brien (in his first screen role) and Maureen O'Hara, it might have been a classic even without Charles Laughton.
Window-Eyes is the most stable screen reader available, with Windows 9x and Me, 2000, XP and 2003 Server compatibility, and the first screen reader to offer Remote Access Solutions.
OPTX International announces that ScreenWatch(TM) is the first screen capture recording software to generate SCORM-compliant learning objects.