CNET GLOSSARY: Terms for the techie
Digital Light Processing
A data projection technology used for projecting images from a computer onto a much larger screen. DLP projectors use a color wheel and an array of tiny mirrors, each corresponding to a single pixel, that tilt back and forth to control the amount of light hitting the lens. The technology delivers a higher contrast ratio with truer blacks, and it doesn't suffer from the pixelation (known as the "screen-door" effect) that plagues LCD projectors.
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