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Indoor-Outdoor Shade Monitor Hoods: From Tradeshows to Shop Floors

December 7, 2020 | By Jolynn Paige

New to Photodon:  Grease-, water-, and dirt-resistant, these indoor-outdoor hoods are made specifically for your device. 

Using a digital device of any size in brightlylit environment can be tricky because the glare makes it difficult to see the screen, right?  Plus, bright light and reflections can make the eyes hurt and cause headaches – which is no bueno.  Not only that, but greasy hands or dirty work gloves do not play well with fussy materials.  Think waitress and waiter stations at an outdoor restaurant, or industrial monitors mounted on a shop wall.   

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Create A Portable Mini-Cubicle with A Photodon Monitor Hood

May 8, 2017 | By Jolynn Paige

Open office spaces, where employees all work in one open space with few to zero barriers in between them, can create problems. Productivity can slow because there are so many distractions. Or workers find they have no privacy.  A Photodon monitor hood is an affordable solution to these problems.

Photodon Monitor Hoods in the Workplace:

Professionally Designed for Office Use

  • Create a kind of mini-cubicle in an open office
  • Increase privacy between adjacent computers
  • Allow worker to personalize their workspace
  • Have high-quality, lightweight fiberboard base
  • Have black embossed exterior vinyl that wipes down easily
  • Have light-absorbing gray cloth interior
  • Are fully assembled and ready to install
  • Have a small notch on each side to access USB ports
  • Are affordable

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Tips For Better Screen Viewing in the Workplace

March 29, 2017 | By Jolynn Paige

Ergonomists —  those who are concerned with providing the safest environment for workers — know that long-term computer use can lead to serious health hazards.  Staring at a monitor screen for hours on end can be irritating to a worker's eyes causing headaches, fatigue, eye strain, and even long-term eye damage.

Here are some helpful tips to make viewing a computer screen for long periods of time more ergonomically-friendly, which may, in turn, create a safer and more productive environment for the workplace.

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Ten Ways to Reduce Glare on Computer Monitors

March 28, 2016 | By Jolynn Paige

Visual health can be negatively affected when eyes are exposed to long periods of glare from monitors or other electronic devices. Many people are not aware that their eyes are being hit with glare from their screen.  The result can be unexplained headaches and eye fatigue.  In fact, headaches are a chief complaint amongst some of our customers who are looking for anti-glare solutions.   Long-term damage to the eye can also occur when it is constantly exposed to glare on a screen.

Here are ten ways to help reduce glare on your screen, which will, in turn, promote eye health.

Check for screen surface reflections by looking into your screen with the monitor off.  When the monitor is on, the reflections may not be as apparent  These reflections can obscure the screen image you want to see, causing unnecessary distractions and eye-strain. Observe and implement as many of these glare reduction ideas as possible:

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Be the Envy of the Office with an Adjustable Angle Dual Monitor Hood

September 6, 2012 | By Don Basch

Working with side-by-side monitors? Want to keep onlookers from viewing sensitive information on your screen? Or, are you simply tired of dealing with too much glare on your screen? For anyone in need of some serious anti-glare protection, the Photodon Adjustable Angle Dual Monitor Hood will effectively block overhead and side lighting. Great for anyone doing intensive computer work: CAD/CAM professionals, photographers, web designers, data entry workers, or anyone with a need to drastically reduce screen glare.

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