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What is Pixel?

A pixel (a term derived from a shortening of the term Picture Element) is the smallest item of information in an image. Pixels are normally arranged in a 2-dimensional grid, and are often represented using dots, squares, or rectangles. It is the number of pixels on the screen which determine the TVs Display Resolution. It relishes its viewers with blur-free and sharper images and delivers brighter dimensions whilst precision of color contrast.

Pixel Technology

The word "pixel" was first published in 1965 by Frederic C. Billingsley of JPL (in Pasadena, CA), to describe the picture elements of video images from space probes to the Moon and Mars.

A pixel is described by a number, and since numbers can be mathematically manipulated, then the image can also be adjusted or processed. Simple functions would involve adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing each pixel value by a constant.The more pixels used to represent an image, the closer the result can resemble the original. The use of the pixel wall element also addresses a number of criteria, in addition to viewing distance, which influence decisions regarding the use of low resolution video displays. Picture element lamps use a Pixel. Pixel is short for Picture Element. A single pixel as the picture element illuminates the smallest possible screen area while showing the full range of RGB color. Picture elements display a dot that are momentarily turned on and off starting with the first picture element in the top row, or line, and ending with the last picture element on the bottom. Pixels (picture elements) can be described in a variety of formats, including computer displays and digital cameras. Pixels, or picture elements, are the individual points of color that make up a television screen image. TV pixels are very minuscule and typically contain information of small sections of larger objects appearing in an image. Resolution is defined as the number of pixels (independent picture elements, usually expressed in terms of width x height) that make up each picture frame.

HDTV Pixel Technology

Global Dimming can vary the amount of backlight hitting all of the pixels for dark or bright scenes, while Local Dimming (not applicable to edge light systems) is designed to hit specific groups of pixels depending on which areas of the image need to be darker or lighter than the rest of the image. On an HDTV the large number of pixels makes a great deal of difference in making the image sharper and more realistic. Let us understand 'pixels'. If all pixels were the same size, the above image provides an accurate comparison between the differences among the three resolutions. In contrast, an HDTV can have many more pixels, with 1,080 rows of pixels from top to bottom and 1,920 columns of pixels across the screen becoming a minimum standard. Even this much larger number of pixels is being dwarfed by new displays that have thousands more pixels in each direction, creating TVs and displays with incredibly sharp and realistic images. Viewers interested in buying digital TVs should note that technical jargon aside, the HDTVs give a finer display compared to Standard def TVs. When it comes to the two most common HD resolutions (1920x1080 and 1280x720), capturing and displaying with square pixels is not a problem. Plasma, LCD, and DLP TVs have a finite number of screen pixels, thus they are "fixed-pixel" displays. A 42" screen and 60" screen have the same number of pixels within their respective areas. LCD TV displays reproduce colors by manipulating light waves and subtracting colors from white light while in full HD.

When you purchase any type of LED LCD Plasma DLP HDTV from MODIA we are here to help ensure that you select the best HD Screen Quality for your Home. You can Call, E-mail, or Chat and one of our Home Theater Experts and they will gladly assist you

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