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What is the exact meaning of 'visible screen area' in Annex II paragraph 2?

Should it be read as whole screen area seen by the viewer or only as the part which actively displays the image?  Sometimes part of the screen on the edges has a shape of a black frame, and do not display anything, however it is on the screen itself.

'Visible screen area' refers to the area where pictures and videos are displayed, so the area with pixels. A framework of glass, plastic or metal outside the pixel area does not count as visible screen area.

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