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At CES in Las Vegas, HP will introduce three new products with Sure View technology. It turns your screen into an island of privacy, immune to prying eyes. For the first time, HP is also launching separate screens with the technology.

HP brings its Sure View technology to a wider privacy-loving audience. After the introduction of Sure View as an option on a first load of EliteBook laptops, the technology is now embedded in separate screens for the first time. Specifically, it concerns the HP EliteDisplay E243p. In addition, the EP EliteOne 800 G5 all-in-one also gets the technology. Also on laptops the privacy screens remain an option, including the brand new HP EliteBook x360 830 G5.

Privacy at the office

With its Sure View screen and all-in-one, HP meets what it sees as a demand from professional users. According to our own research, Sure View is already being used in the office 60% of the time today. The fact that technology is outgrowing the laptop is therefore a logical evolution.

Sure View makes the content of your screen unreadable for people who try to look over your shoulder. The effect of the technology can best be compared to the screen of an ATM, which can only be read by those who are just in front of it.

On and off

Privacy screens are not new, but the implementation of HP is. Traditionally, a display protects or does not protect against prying eyes. The filter is physically present across the screen, so you can’t just turn it on and off. Three years ago, HP developed its own technology, which is embedded in the screen itself, with which the user can enable and disable the privacy functionality. On a laptop you do this with a shortcut, on HP’s new screen there is a physical button. For example, your colleagues can call you when you want to show something, and activate the privacy function when you start sensitive work such as payroll processing.

Once switched on, the content of a Sure View screen is visible in a 70% viewing angle in front of the screen. Whoever’s out there can’t read anymore. Up to 95% of the light is filtered out there.

Scoop

With the introduction of the new products at CES, it is not only the first time that HP has introduced a screen and an AiO with Sure View, it is also the first time that the technology is compatible with screens with UHD resolution.

The EliteDisplay E243p also measures 23.8 inches in the diagonal and has a classic FHD resolution (1,920 x 1,080). The screen meets the high demands of the minimalist and now recognizable Elite design, and is ergonomically adjustable. The EliteOne 800 G5 AiO looks very similar and has a separate graphics card on board. At the time of writing, HP is still very limited in terms of further configuration data. Finally, the general public can access a x360 form factor with the EliteBook x360 G5.

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