This is an accessible guide to selecting and designing display devices for specific applications. It is designed to meet the needs of professionals using and implementing display technologies and as a reference for those developing new display systems. It covers the evolution of the MPEG 2 standard and the requirement for MPEG 2 compliant displays. It outlines display testing methodologies and compares image processing for flat panel and traditional CRT displays. It also covers image rescaling a hot area of display and image processing research.