TAIPEI, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The recent surge in working from home and tele-education due to the COVID-19 pandemic has generated a new wave of demand. Personal computer peripherals such as keyboards, monitors, and notebook computers have all seen a large jump in sales. Communication during the pandemic means people are now spending more time video-conferencing on mobile phones, computers, and other displays. Their eyes are therefore being exposed to blue light for longer periods of time. Some quick-thinking IT companies such as Wistron are responding to this trend by taking the lead in incorporating the health requirements of end users. They are now improving the quality of eye protection at the hardware level without compromising on color accuracy. As a result, TUV Rheinland recently issued TUV Rheinland Eyesafe Display certification for two panels from Wistron. The certification boosts buyer confidence by confirming that the panels comply with the relevant standards.
New research by the U.S. market research firm AC Nielsen has found that people today spend on average of more than 13 hours a day in front of a display. TUV Rheinland first launched the eye comfort revolution in the display market in 2014 by developing the first low blue-light standard for monitors. Traditional monitor safety standards were upgraded to the advanced eye protection standard, and a number of the related displays have since been developed by vendors with TUV Rheinland assistance. In March this year, TUV Rheinland partnered with Eyesafe® to launch TUV Rheinland Eyesafe Display certification to promote good vision and keep pace with technological progress. The new standard is based on the TUV Rheinland low blue-light standard. More than 250 ophthalmologists and optometrists with experience in clinical health and safety research contributed to its development. Consumers can use the TUV Rheinland’s Certipedia.com to see which products have received this display certification.
Tony Chen, Deputy General Manager of Display BU at Wistron, says: “Applying for TUV Rheinland Eyesafe Display certification not only confirmed that our product complies with leading management standards on blue-light and color performance. In keeping with the trend towards consumer health, this also showed that Wistron has always been at the forefront of the market developing electronic products that are beneficial to the health of customers.”
Wistron is one of the key suppliers of consulting services and communication products for the top 10 ICT brands in the world. Its products encompass notebooks, tablets, desktop computers, monitors, portable navigation devices, servers, and network storage equipment. Wistron strives to supply consumers with popular innovative electronic products and help customers market their brands around the world. It has been included in Fortune’s Top 500 large enterprises for many consecutive years.
Source: TUV Rheinland Taiwan Ltd.