Understanding Display Screen
The display part of a monitor. Most display
screens work under the same principle as a
television, using a cathode ray tube (CRT).
As a result, the term CRT is often used in
place of display screen.
Visual Display Units (VDUs)
What’s the difference between a VDU, a VDT,
a monitor and display screen equipment (DSE)?
There isn’t one. All these terms mean the
same thing - a display screen, usually forming
part of a computer and showing text, numbers or
Advice on health and safety in working
with such screens.
* Covers both conventional (cathode ray tube, TV-style)
screens and the newer flat-panel displays such as those
used in portable computers.