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Anti-Glare Filters

Issue: 1989 Category: Public Safety Category Icon - Public Safety
Page: 68-69 Center: N/A
State: CA Manufacturer: OCLI, GLARE/GUARD DIVISION
Origin: Gemini, Apollo, Space Shuttle
Tech Terms: Cathode Ray Tubes, Coatings, Antireflection, Computer Screens, Monitors
Abstract:
Glare from CRT screens has been blamed for blurred vision, eyestrain, headaches, etc. Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc. (OCLI) manufactures a coating to reduce glare which was used to coat the windows on the Gemini and Apollo spacecraft. In addition, OCLI offers anti-glare filters (Glare Guard) utilizing the same thin film coating technology. The coating minimizes brightness, provides enhanced contrast and improves readability. The filters are OCLI's first consumer product.
 
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