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vector display

An early display terminal that drew lines (vectors) on the screen rather than pixels. Also called "stroke writers," vector displays were used in the early days of computer-aided design (CAD) but soon gave way entirely to raster displays. See raster display.
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Both the Phabrix-Sx handheld and Phabrix-Rx 2U rack mounted systems incorporate a wide range of advanced functions, including: SDI test signal generation and TX; zone plate generation, video RX analysis and capture; video scaling for all 3G/HD/SD SDI video formats on a 4.3" TFT display; video keying and mixing; EDH/CRC insertion and analysis; scrambling; word alignment; waveform monitor and vector display; PLL control and clock generation; audio embedding, de-embedding and processing.
The Barco Vector display system combines video camera images with a standard text on-screen display and graphics overlay created by a powerful symbol generator.
Vector display. In general, a vector-based system takes 3D object specifications (for example, "sphere of radius 1 meter") as input and calculates the resulting image using only lines and points as drawing primitives.
It takes into account the fact that your aircraft is moving through space and provides a velocity vector display that shows how ADS-13 Outequipped aircraft are moving with relation to you, which allows faster threat assessment.
Trend waveforms of each order of harmonics, bar-graphs and vector displays can be displayed.
A faster aircraft will want a longer-time track vector displayed.