Technical Resources for LCD Touchscreen & STN LCD Displays

Below are common LCD display technology terms to aid in the design or product selection of common TN, STN, FSTN, CSTN, and TFT LCD technology formats.

CSTN: Color Super Twisted Nematic

TFT: Thin Film Transistor or Active Matrix LCD

Viewing Modes

Viewing Direction

Backlight Options

Touchscreen Options

Optical Performance Metrics

Common Graphic Resolution Formats

FSTN: Film Compensated STN

Display Utilizing Color Filters & Masking

STN:Super Twisted Nematic

TN: Twisted Nematic