Designed for open office environments where employee monitors are easily observed, new 3M Lightweight Privacy Filters from 3M of St. Paul, Minnesota, screen monitor views from anyone not directly in front of the unit. Microlouver technology works in a similar manner to vertical blinds, darkening side views. The filters are available in sizes that fit standard and widescreen desktop models. Besides offering privacy, the removable filters reduce screen glare up to 95 percent. They also feature Vikuiti technology, which improves screen color, contrast, and clarity. The patented system eliminates the need for hanger arms, improving the appearance of the monitors.