A display screen that provides visual output from a computer, cable box, camera or other video-generating device. The two predominant screen technologies are LCD and OLED. See display standards
, analog monitor
, digital monitor
and flat panel display
Software that observes the activities within a computer system. See computer monitoring
Hardware that gathers performance statistics via direct attachment to a CPU's circuit boards. See network analyzer
Firmware in a hardware device that provides control functions such as setting communications parameters. The monitor resides in a ROM or flash memory chip.