visual display unit

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visual display unit (VDU)

a means of displaying COMPUTER output, usually on a television-style screen or liquid crystal display unit.
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van Eijsden-Besseling MD, Staal JB, van Attekum A, de Bie RA, van den Heuvel WJA (2008) No difference between postural exercises and strength and fitness exercises for early, nonspecific, work-related upper limb disorders in visual display unit workers: a randomised trial.
I HAVE an idea for a new VDU (visual display unit) that I feel will revolutionise the way people do business.
A home computer at its simplest level is a box of gubbins which does all the work, a keyboard which is almost identical to a typewriter keyboard and a monitor or Visual Display Unit (VDU) which is what you look at to see your work on screen.
For job processing, a colour visual display unit is available, offering the following functions: Material definition, Product formula management.
All police vehicles and the handsets have been equipped with a GPS mapping unit, with resources shown on a live visual display unit at South Wales Police's control centre and intelligence markers flagging up anti-social behaviour hotspots and vulnerable residences to patrolling officers.
In the last decade a number of authors have addressed the multicausal origins of (Bongers 2003, Staal et al 2007, Van den Heuvel 2006) and risk factors for the development of non-specific work-related upper limb disorders in visual display unit workers (Health Council of the Netherlands 2000, Peereboom et al 2005/2006, Van Eijsden-Besseling 2004, IJmker et al 2006).
I spent six months as a visual display unit operator, doing all the shoe and window displays and earning pounds 45 a week.
The money used will to buy a DVD player, a laptop computer and visual display unit. A loop system will also be set up in the hall for the hard of hearing.