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Do privacy filters compromise screen display quality?

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Electronics display technology is advancing by the day. Brightness, contrast, true-to-life colours: many of the newest devices are highly sought after for their visual experiences.

Unfortunately, the greater the visibility, the greater your exposure to potential visual hacking.

Many turn to privacy filters to protect their data from prying eyes.  But can this critical protection diminish your display quality?

You shouldn’t have to choose between high clarity and protecting your data. Here’s how to make sure you don’t have to.

A privacy filter that helps protects your data without sacrificing clarity.

3M™ High Clarity Privacy Filters for Monitors are designed to help protect your data, while optimizing the viewing experience of your high‑resolution displays.

Like other 3M privacy and screen protectors, it features 3M’s advanced micro-louver technology. Outside a 60º viewing angle, the screen appears black.This means only those viewing the screen straight-on are able to see its contents.

3M™ High Clarity Privacy Filters for Monitors also have a glossy finish on both sides for enhanced clarity. 2

Eye spy: your company’s confidential information. Find out. 

Other benefits of the 3M™ High Clarity Privacy Filters for Monitors.

Data protection and display quality aside, 3M™ High Clarity Privacy Filters for Monitors are well suited for anyone in detailed-oriented professions from financial accountants to graphic designers to engineers to architects.

3M™ High Clarity Privacy Filters for Monitors offers number of other advantages:

  1. Enhanced clarity: On average 3M™ High Clarity Privacy Filters for Monitors offer 30% more clarity than standard 3M™ Black Privacy Filters.3
  2. Limited exposure: This privacy filter helps reduce blue light transmission by 35%.4
  3. Added protection: The privacy filters also help protect your display from everyday dust and scratches.5
  4. Ease of use: 3M™ High Clarity Privacy Filters for Monitors are easy to attach, remove and clean.6

1,2,3,4,5,6 This information is based on tests performed at 3M laboratory facilities using a statistically significant sample size of a competitor’s privacy filters.


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