Introduction

There are some key differences between a computer monitor and a TV screen

These TV guidelines will help you understand how best to design graphics and interfaces for TV or how to adapt designs from other platforms so they work best on a TV screen.

Although your designs will be produced on a computer and then displayed on a TV screen, there are some key differences between a computer monitor and a TV screen such as screen size, pixel size, and colour display. This section explains these differences.

We recommend you familiarise yourself with these guidelines before you begin your designs.

TV interfaces should be clear, simple and quickly understood. GEL provides interaction patterns and a bold visual language for TV that will help you achieve this.

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