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BenQ Unveils A Full Range of Eye-Care Monitors - Flicker-free Technology; Senseye® Reading Mode; Eye Protect Senso

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PRESS RELEASE

England October 2013 - BenQ, the global LED monitor manufacturer, announced the availability of fourteen Flicker Free, Eye-Care monitors in its product range. The BenQ Eye-Care series with models from 20" through to 27" inch screens enables computer users to improve their productivity by reducing eye strain and unwanted headaches from heavy screen usage often associated with flickering monitors. Now this revolutionary technology is available for all customers from entry level consumers, enthusiast gamers through to corporate customers at affordable prices.

Why Flicker Free?

Flicker, or a flashing effect, occurs as the LED backlight controller of a monitor adjusts to the changes in brightness level. A regular monitor backlight can cause fast backlight flickering at 200Hz per second when brightness is reduced from the maximum level. When this happens, the human eye, sensitive to the slightest signals, strains the ciliary muscle trying to adjust to the nearly invisible flickering on the screen. This might lead to eyestrain, eye fatigue or headaches.

BenQ's new Flicker-free monitors adopt a unique De-flickering Backlight Circuit Controller for a zero-flickering viewing experience and in turn help reduce the eye health concerns raised by a fast-flickering display and/or prolonged usage of PCs and notebooks. The use of a Flicker-free monitor with a computer or a notebook offers a better view and a more comfortable viewing experience for all.

Eye - Care Series Features

Other complementary Eyegonomic features of BenQ Flicker-free monitors include:

Senseye® Reading Mode that recreates the comfortable experience of reading actual books by adjusting the monitor's color temperature and brightness levels, as well as balancing its contrast ratio and sharpness, to simulate the look of paperback paper.

Automatic Eye-Protect Sensor that detects ambient light levels and adjusts the monitor brightness automatically throughout the day for optimized clarity and eye comfort.

Height Adjustment Stand (HAS)* which allows you to find the best viewing angles for personal work or screen sharing with an extensive range of monitor adjustments - height, tilt, pivot, stroke and swivel.

Smart Reminder* that gently reminds users to take a break in a predefined time interval. The breaks not only keep users' eyes comfortable, but also ensure desirable productivity.

Anti-Glare Display that avoids straining your eyes when the monitor faces a light source. With a matte-finished screen, you don't need to deal with the annoying reflection.*on selected model

Flicker Free Range: ensure optimal resolution for the screen certain models will include a digital cable in the box either HDMI or DVI depending on the relevant model. All this is part of BenQ's commitment to Eye Care. There are fourteen models in the Eye-Care Series with Flicker Free Technology. To from 20" through to 27" including:

20" Model:

  • GL2023A (Consumer Series)

22" Model:

  • GW2255(Consumer Series)
  • GW2265M (Consumer Series)
  • GW2265HM (Consumer Series)

24" Model:

  • GL2450(Consumer Series)
  • GL2460(Consumer Series)
  • GL2450HM (Consumer Series)
  • GL2450HT (Consumer Series)
  • GW2460HM(Consumer Series)
  • RL2455HM (Gaming Series)
  • XL2411T (Gaming Series)
  • XL2420T (Gaming Series)
  • BL2411PT (Corporate)

27" Model

  • GW2760HS (Wide Screen format)

"It's fantastic to be able to offer customers a complete range of monitors which include our Flicker Free technology. More and more people are spending long hours in front of their screens on a daily basis and our Eye-Care Series has been developed to deliver a healthier viewing experience.  At BenQ we firmly believe that the use of a good monitor is crucial not for anyone working in front of a screen whether they are computer or notebook users," said Bo Cramer, UK General Manager. "With fourteen models available from 20" through to 27" there really is a monitor for everyone. Our innovative technology which features in the Eye-Care Flicker Free monitors is backed by quality design at affordable prices making it a great choice for consumer or business customers."

The BenQ Eye-Care Flicker-free monitor range is available from October 2013. For more information, please visit BenQ.eu.

About BenQ Corporation

BenQ Corporation is a renowned global trendsetter of connected digital lifestyle devices founded on the brand promise of "Bringing Enjoyment ‘N' Quality to Life."  With a keen insight into ever-evolving consumer preferences, BenQ uniquely creates the ideal balance of leading technology and signature design to provide visual and mobile solutions that elevate consumer lifestyles.  BenQ continues to delight the world's consumers with a broad product and embedded technology portfolio spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, digital cameras and camcorders, mobile computing devices, and lighting solutions.     

About BenQ Europe

BenQ Europe, a regional office of BenQ Corporation with the headquarters in the Netherlands, operates in major European markets, including Austria, Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Nordic region, Russia, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. Following the brand promise "Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life", BenQ Europe offers a large product range with integrated technologies: digital projectors, LCD monitors, Interactive Flat Panels and digital cameras. Combining passion and professionalism, execution and excellence, caring and contribution, BenQ is number 1 DLP® brand worldwide and takes TOP3 positions in projector markets in over 22 European countries. Furthermore BenQ Europe is an LED monitor expert, being in TOP5 selling monitors brands in various countries like Austria, Norway, Russia and Sweden.

About BenQ Group

The BenQ Group is a $21+ billion powerhouse comprised of 15+ independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 120,000 employees.  Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group's vast resources, broad R&D, and distinct strategic strengths.  By leveraging each company's vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business, and service.  The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of Bringing Enjoyment ‘N' Quality to Life.