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Encyclopedia > Graphical output device

A graphical output device is a computer output device that produces visual material.


List of graphical output devices

Nineteen inch (48 cm) CRT computer monitor A computer display, monitor or screen is a computer peripheral device capable of showing still or moving images generated by a computer and processed by a graphics card. ... A display device is a device for visual or tactile presentation of images (including text) acquired, stored, or transmitted in various forms. ... The cathode ray tube or CRT, invented by Karl Ferdinand Braun, is the display device used in most computer displays, video monitors, televisions and oscilloscopes. ... Flat panel displays encompass a growing number of technologies enabling video displays that are lighter and much thinner than traditional television and video displays using cathode ray tubes, usually less than 10 cm (4 inches) thick. ... Steam Locomotive 7646 as a vector, originally Windows Metafile (converted to GIF for display on Wikipedia page). ... Now mostly obsolete, a storage tube is a special monochromatic CRT whose screen has a kind of memory (hence the name): when a portion of the screen is illuminated by the CRTs electron gun, it stays lit until a screen erase command is given. ... A computer printer is a computer peripheral device that produces a hard copy (permanent human-readable text and/or graphics, usually on paper) from data stored in a computer connected to it. ... A laser printer is a common type of computer printer that produces high quality printing, and is able to produce both text and graphics. ... Ink jet printers are the most common type of computer printer; and industry and commerce also use them extensively for special-purpose applications. ... Direct thermal printers create an image by selectively heating coated paper when the paper passes over the thermal print head. ... A film recorder is a graphical output device for transferring digital images to photographic film. ... A plotter is a vector graphics printing device that connects to a computer. ... A Head Mounted Display (HMD) is a device that one wears on ones head to have video information directly displayed in front of ones eyes. ... Projectors are used for projecting an image on a projection screen or similar surface for the view of an audience. ... A video projector takes a video signal and projects the corresponding image on a screen. ... An LCD projector is a device utilized for displaying video images or data. ... A volumetric display device is a graphical display device that forms an image in three-dimensional volume ,as opposed to the planar image of the traditional display technique. ... Swept-volume display is a volumetric display in which the three-dimensional image is formed by projecting a beam on rapidly moving screen. ... The IBM 740 CRT Recorder was announced in 1954 and used with the IBM 701, IBM 704, and IBM 709 computers to draw vector graphics images on 35 mm photographic film (i. ... The IBM 2250 Graphics Display Unit was announced as part of System/360 in 1964. ... A Calcomp plotter, model 565, sold by IBM for use with the IBM 1620, and, later, the IBM 1130 computers. ... The Tektronix 4014 was an early text and graphics computer terminal based on the companys own storage tube technology. ...

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Graphics - encyclopedia article about Graphics. (3466 words)
In computer graphics there are two types of graphics: Raster, where each pixel is separately defined, and Vector, where mathematical formula are used to draw lines (eg 'take two points and draw a parabole between them'), which are then interpreted at the 'receiving end' to produce the graphic.
In computing, graphics are used as an interface for the user; and graphics is one of the five key elements of multimedia technology.
Graphics are heavily used in education in textbooks for subjects such as geography, science and math to illustrate theories and concepts.
Encyclopedia: Graphical output device (817 words)
A display device is a device for visual or tactile presentation of images (including text) acquired, stored, or transmitted in various forms.
A volumetric display device is a graphical display device that forms an image in three-dimensional volume,as opposed to the planar image of the traditional display technique.
A graphical user interface (or GUI, sometimes pronounced gooey) is a method of interacting with a computer through a metaphor of direct manipulation of graphical images and widgets in addition to text.
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