What is a monitor?

A monitor is a device used for observing, checking, or keeping a continuous record of something. Usually it is found with computers, and can be touchscreen.

Who invented it? And when?

Monitors were invented by Karl Ferdinand Braun that in 1897.
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  • The two main types of monitors are CRT and LDC monitors.
  • The CRT monitor was made to be developed into televisions

Where did they originate from?

The first computer display devices were modified typewriters and Teletype machines. These devices were slow, noisy, and expensive, and could only handle text. For graphic output, an X-Y plotter, a device that pulled a pen over a piece of paper, was used. It shared all the problems of the Teletype machine.