Tech Armor Introduces RetinaShield Blue Light Filter Screen Protectors

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Newly developed blue light filter screen protectors help reduce eye-strain associated with tablet and Smartphone use.

Tech Armor, the leading online mobile accessory provider introduces a groundbreaking line of RetinaShield Blue Light Filter screen protectors. The newly developed RetinaShield Blue Light screen protector safeguards consumers’ eyes against damaging blue light, released from LED screens and are available now for the following devices:

iPad Air

iPad mini and iPad mini with Retina Display

iPhone 5/5c/5s

Galaxy Tab 3 for Kids

What is Blue Light? How is it harmful? Why is it used for smartphones and tablets?

Most parents use smartphones and tablets as virtual babysitters more than they would probably care to admit. Many adults also use these devices before falling asleep for reading, surfing the Internet, and watching movies and TV shows. Several studies have been conducted and are ongoing to look at what kind of long and short-term impact this might be having on eye health, sleep patterns and overall quality of life.

Some facts about Blue Light:

  •     Devices with LED screens release a form of bright, blue light.
  •     Blue light is desirable to smartphone and tablet manufacturers because of its efficiency and brightness combined with its very low power consumption.
  •     Blue Light from phones and tablets can cause eye fatigue and digital eyestrain. 1
  •     When it hits the eye lens, Blue Light refracts and causes other objects in our field of view to go in and out of focus. To compensate for this, most people squint which leads to eye fatigue and digital eyestrain. 2
  •     Blue light is also proven to suppress melatonin levels associated with deep, peaceful sleep more than other forms of light. 3

What can we do to protect our children and ourselves from eye fatigue and digital eyestrain caused by Blue Light?

Tech Armor realizes that simply limiting exposure to smartphones and tablets for children and adults is easier said than done. In the real world people want real solutions. Solutions that will allow them to stay connected and enjoy their content when and how they want it. Solutions that will give them peace of mind knowing their children can continue using their favorite devices for education and fun without creating worry about endangering eye health.

Enter Tech Armor RetinaShield Blue Light Filter Screen Protectors.

“As a parent of a two-year old son, I understand the importance of keeping children’s eyes protected,” said Tech Armor’s Co-Founder and General Manager, Joseph Jaconi. “Tech Armor is known for innovating and pushing the boundaries of screen protection. We wanted to apply that same philosophy to digital eyestrain, which lead us to our groundbreaking RetinaShiled Blue Light Filter Screen Protectors. I couldn’t be more proud to introduce our RetinaShield line, and you can bet they’re on every device in my household that my son Joey interacts with!”

For more information, please visit http://www.techarmor.com.

About Tech Armor:
Tech Armor (http://www.techarmor.com) is a provider of mobile device accessories including Tech Armor Ballistic Glass and other premium, industry-leading, best-in-class Screen Protectors, USB Wall and Car Chargers , Apple Certified Cables, and the new Relax Series of next generation iPhone cases. Tech Armor products are built around the need to protect and connect mobile devices at an affordable price.

Based in Redondo Beach, CA and founded in 2012, as a collaboration between two close friends, Tech Armor was conceived as an alternative to the overpriced mobile device accessories available from retail brands today. Engaging directly with its customers, Tech Armor provides higher-quality, better-performing accessories at a fraction of Big Retail prices, all backed by an industry leading no-hassle Lifetime Warranty. Tech Armor is sold through leading e-commerce partners such as Amazon, Rakuten, EBay, Newegg, as well as its own website, techarmor.com, and other specialized retailers.

Resources:
TechArmor website: http://www.techarmor.com
Twitter: @Tech_Armor_LLC
Facebook: facebook.com/YouPlayWeProtect
1 http://www.thevisioncouncil.org/content_17359.cfm - The Vision Council
2 http://www.thevisioncouncil.org/consumers/media/VCDigitalEyeStrainReport2012FINAL.pdf – The Vision Council
3 http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletters/Harvard_Health_Letter/2012/May/blue-light-has-a-dark-side/ - Harvard

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