Definitions for "EDID"
The EDID data format as a compact method to specify the capabilities of various types of monitors as well as integrated displays. This standard defines data formats to carry configuration information to allow optimum use of displays.
Extended Display Identification Data. The data structure describing monitor model numbers, video modes, colors, etc. passed by monitors to video hardware via the display data channel (DDC).
Extended Display Identification Data - a data format that contains information about a monitor and its capabilities, including vendor information, maximum image size, color characteristics, factory pre-set timings, frequency range limits, and character strings for the monitor name and serial number.