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pixels

abbreviation for picture elements, small cells of information that make up the matrix of a digital image on a computer monitor screen.
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From a hardware perspective, the Chromebook Pixel is like taking the powerful Retina Display from the new MacBook Pro and embedding it into the slim body of Apple's lightweight MacBook Air.
This use of square pixels that I started resulted from my lack of awareness of a method used 1500 years previously by the mosaic artists in Ravenna when they chose tesserae carefully by shape and color to best represent their mosaic images.
The company's minimum pixel purchase is 100 pixels (a 10 x 10 square) -- the developing industry standard for effective pixel advertising.
The latest device also makes use of new pixel surface smoothing technology that delivers high reflectivity to achieve the brightness demanded from devices used in consumer projection televisions.
Jacobson of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a cofounder of E-Ink, remarks that the Philips technology harbors a serious flaw: The pixels require continuous power to maintain an image because the oil recoats the pixel surface as soon as the electricity is shut off.
A popular measurement of similarity compares counts of the number of pixels in particular color categories.
In the crossweb direction, the number of pixels projected onto the web determines the resolution.
The camera uses L-3's Gold-Standard Barium Strontium Titanate (BST) thermal imaging technology to provide a clear 320 by 240-pixel image - a 400 percent increase in pixels over the previous model (from 19,200 pixels to 76,800 pixels) - with twice the field-of-view.
In much the same way, the goal of the Pixel is to make the pixels disappear, giving people the best web experience.
PARC's 13-inch diagonal monochrome AMLCD has a pixel format of 3,072 vertical columns by 2,048 horizontal rows, and offers approximately 20 times the pixel count of a typical 13-inch monochrome desktop computer display with a VGA pixel format of 640 by 480.
To compensate for parts that are misaligned during inspection, a software feature called Right Sight uses a "target" with crosshairs to index all pixel locations to a particular feature of a part, such as a comer.
The ability to select and change brightness of each individual pixel within the AMTFT.