Flat-TV Acronyms

Kenji Hall

Flat-TV Acronyms

Remembering all the acronyms for the different types of TVs out there can be a bit like staring into a bowl of alphabet soup. There's CRT, which stands for the old, bulky cathode-ray tube set. That's being replaced by the two dominant flat-screen technologies—LCDs, or liquid-crystal displays, and PDPs, or plasma display panels. Within a year, Canon could be selling SEDs, or surface-conduction electron-emitter displays, which promise a clearer, truer picture than the other two.

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