Term of the Week – Rear-Projection Television

About.com's term of the week is Rear-Projection Television. Surprisingly enough, the rear projection TV is the opposite of a front projection display devices. Now that you have gotten over the shock, head on over to About.com for the full scoop on rear projection TV's.

From the article:

Rear-Projection Television refers to a television in which the image is
projected and reflected onto the screen from behind the screen, unlike
traditional video and film projection in which the projector itself is placed in
front of the screen, such as in a movie theater.There are five basic elements in the construction of a rear-projection