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raster display

A TV or computer monitor that uses the raster scan method for creating the image on screen. Almost all displays use the raster method. See raster scan. Contrast with vector display.
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The overlay technique implemented in many CAD systems allows raster display. Full vectorization may only be required when edits are necessary.
Among other new features, Version 11.4 will include new SQL-based themes to allow the product to access other industry-standard databases such as ORACLE, Paradox, and Informix; a new concept of an Image Theme, which will allow ArcCAD to support basic raster image functionality (raster display and the ability to georeference the image to real-world coordinates).
Computervision introduced the first CAD terminal using raster display, current line-scan technology, in late 1978.