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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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The screens -- also known as visual display units (VDUs), monitors and display screens -- are often blamed for a variety of health problems such as headaches or eyestrain.
The probe is connected through a signal cable to an electronic control panel from where the temperature signal is relayed to visual display units and temperature recorders.
In addition, the product is of particular importance to those exposed to prolonged use of visual display units.
ICS Systems have been proactive in the use of such data presentation and also offer visual display units which show, in colour, all of the control parameters as they ore developing in the process and display a graphic at the end of each run which can be printed off as well as seen on the screen.
Bluetooth has been developed to provide a low cost, radio-based, open standard technology for short-range, cableless data transmission in applications such as server to visual display units within an office environment.

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