Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Short for electroluminescent display, ELD was the first flat screen with a wide angle that was used in portable computers. ELD technology works by placing a thin phosphorescent film between two plates. Each of the plates used is coated with a vertical or horizontal wire grid that align with each other where each crossing point forms a pixel.

Today, this technology is not commonly used, as the LCD technology has become the popular standard.

Computer acronyms, Video terms