A

AA/EA – Active/Effective Area

AFFS – Advanced FFS

AG – Anti Glare

AGAR – Anti Glare Anti Reflective

AGLR – Anti Glare Low Reflective

AHTO – Accelerated Humidity Test Operating

APAP – Advanced Product Quality Planning

ASTN – Advanced Super Twisted Nematic

a-Si – Amorphous Silicon

B

BCN – Bistable Chiral Nematic

BLU – Backlight Unit

C

CCFL – Cold Cathode Ray Tube
CF – Colour Filter

CID – Central Information Display

COB – Chip on Board

COG – Chip on Glass

CP – Control Plan

CPK – Process capability

CR – Contrast Ratio

CRT – Cathode Ray Tube

CTFT – Colour TFT

D

DLP – Digital Light Processing

DST – Double Sided Tape

DSTN – Double Super Twisted Nematic

DVI – Digital Visual Interface

E

EBN – Enhanced Black Nematic

EL – Electroluminescence

EPD – Electronic Paper Displays

ESD – Electrostatic Discharge

ETN – Enhanced Twisted Nematic

F

FFC – Flex Foil Cable

FFS – Fringed Field Switching

FFSTN – Double Foil compensated Twisted Nematic

FMEA – Failure Mode Effects Analysis

FPC – Flexible Printed cable/circuit

FSC – Field Sequential Colour

FSTN – Foil compensated Super Twisted Nematic

G

H

HD – High Definition (1280 x 720)

HDMI – High-Definition Multimedia Interface

HOT – High Temperature Operating

HST – High Temperature Storage
HVAC – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning

HVGA – Half VGA (480 x 320)

I

I2C -Inter Integrated Circuit

IC – Integrated Circuit

IC – Instrument Cluster

IMDS – International Material Data System

IPS – In Plane Switching

IR – Infrared

ITO – Indium Tin Oxide

J

K

L

LC – Liquid Crystal

LCD – Liquid Crystal Display

LCF – Light Control Film

LED – Light Emitting Diode

LOT – Low Temperature Operating

LST – Low Temperature Storage

LTPS – Low Temperature Poly Silicon

LVDS – Low-voltage differential signaling

M

MTBT – Mean Time Between Failures

MTFT – Monochrome TFT (Black & White)

MVA – Multi-domain Vertical Alignment

N

NB – Normally Black

NW – Normally White

O

OCA – Optically Clear Adhesive

O/D – Outer Dimension

OLED – Organic Light Emitting Diode

P

PCAP – Projected Capacitive Touch panel

PCB – Printed Circuit Board

PCT – Projective Capacitive Touch

PDP – Plasma Display Panel, also referred to as Plasma Display or “Plasma”

PET – Polyethylene Terephthalate (FPC)

PFMEA – Process FMEA

PLD – Programmable LED display

PPAP – Product Part Approval Process

PSW – Parts Submission Warrant

PWM – Pulse Width Modulation

Q

QVGA – Quarter VGA (320 x 240)

R

RGB – Red, Green, Blue

RT – Response Time

S

SAW – Surface Acoustic Wave

SID – Side Information Display

SMD – Surface Mount Device

SMT – Surface Mount Technology

SPI – Serial Peripheral Interface
STN – Super Twisted Nematic

SVGA – Super VGA (800 x 600)

SXGA – Super XGA (1280 x 1024)

T

TAB – Tape Automated Bonding

TCON – Timing Controller

TFT – Thin Film Transistor

TN – Twisted Nematic

Top – Operating Temperature

TPU – Thermoplastic Polyurethane

TS/TP – Touch Screen/Panel

TST – Temperature Shock Test

Tstg – Storage Temperature

U

USB – Universal Serial Bus

UV – Ultraviolet light

UXGA – Ultra XGA (1600 x 1200)

V

VA – Vertical Alignment

VA – Viewing Angle

V/A – Viewing Area

VFD – Vacuum Fluorescent Display

VGA – Video Graphics Array (640 x 480)

W

WVGA – Wide VGA (800 x 480)

WQVGA – Wide QVGA (400 x 240)

WSVGA – Wide SVGA (1024 x 600)

WXGA – Wide XGA (1280 x 768/800)

WXGA+ – Wide XGA (1440 x 900)

WUXGA – Wide Ultra XGA (1920 x 1200)

X

XGA – Extended Graphics Array (1024 x 768)

Y

Z

ZIF – Zero Insertion Force (connector)