Short for Liquid Crystal On Silicon, an imaging chip technology described as a cross between LCD and DLP. Uses one liquid crystal per pixel to control light and is reflective like DLP, not transmissive like LCD. Reflective projection technology using liquid crystals instead of individual mirrors, liquid crystals are applied to reflective mirror substrate. As crystals open and close, light is reflected from mirror below, or blocked, modulating light, creating image. Delivers relatively seamless depiction of fine detail because of minimal space between pixels on panel.
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