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passive display

(1) A small, inexpensive LCD readout that uses segmented digits or characters (see LCD types).

(2) An LCD or OLED screen that uses passive matrix technology. See passive matrix, LCD, LCD types and OLED.

(3) A 3D TV that uses inexpensive polarized glasses. See polarized 3D.
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"We wanted to have a large passive display for reviewing3D imagery and also for 3Dpresentations on the road," said William N Lange, AIVL's research specialist.
The ability to turn a passive display into an interactive customer experience that creates a "wow factor" is just one of the innovative offerings that PIM (, also in Great Neck, New York, is bringing to the market.
Another passive display by the Blues at White Hart Lane, where they frustrated a less than impressive Tottenham for an hour or so but never looked like taking a grip on the game, only added to the frustration.
Asked by Kennedy if the display is in any way coercive or harmful to those who may disagree with it, Staver responded, "It's a passive display in a courthouse in a hallway and you could simply walk past that and avert your eyes once you see this.
ON the 13th of the month Ireland recorded their 13th victory in Cardiff but, far from being unlucky, Wales were supremely fortunate that they kept the difference between the sides to 30 points in their most inept and passive display since Graham Henry took over as coach three years ago.
That can begin with England adopting a more aggressive attitude to the opposition in contrast to their passive display during the first Test when only Darren Gough seemed capable of unsettling the West Indies' batsmen.

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