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wide screen

Typically refers to a TV or computer screen that has a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is wider than the screens commonly used before the turn of the century. See 16:9.
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The wide screen 16:9 shape is easier for the human eye to view but though many programmes are filmed in wide screen, they are not being transmitted in the wider format," says Sacha.
Big 28-inch TV screens are now becoming almost the standard-sized telly and if you want to watch home cinema or wide screen TV it's hardly worth considering anything smaller.
The c50SP and c67SP offer 4:3 aspect ratio and SXGA+ (1400x1050) resolution, while the c70SPw delivers wide screen 16:9 aspect ratio and full HD (1920x1080) resolution.
The LightTools modeling output also suggests that the Trivium BRILLIANT Film could substantially improve viewability of wide screen applications such as LCD TVs that are currently impeded by today's brightness film solutions.
a global consumer electronics manufacturer and leader in portable digital entertainment solutions, introduced today the new AV 700 Mobile Digital Video Recorder (DVR), which combines the mobility and wide screen of a portable DVD player, with the video recording and scheduling features of a digital video recorder.
In addition to direct video recording, the AV 700 enables consumers to schedule recordings in advance or while they're away, and view them on a bright, 7" LCD wide screen display.
The high-definition-compatible OLED prototype has a wide screen pixel format of 1280x800 (WXGA) driven by an amorphous silicon (a-Si) AM backplane to permit faster video response times with low power consumption.
The AA192AA01 module is designed to satisfy increasing demand for wide screens for use in kiosk displays, information monitors and entertainment applications.
No wide screens, no way of feeling a part of the whole evening.
Home cinema is created by a mix of large wide screens plus Nicam stereo and Dolby Prologic Surround Sound.
Also, the greater number of test channels means that users can test emerging higher-resolution products such as QUXGA wide screens in the future.