A screen protector capable of eliminating bacteria present. smartphones ? This is an idea of the American company OtterBox. This product, presented at CES 2020, will arrive in France shortly at a price of 45 euros.
You may have read many articles about this problem, but if you don't know, our article smartphones It is a beautiful nest for germs and bacteria of all kinds. As indicated in an Initial Room Hygiene study published in 2018, La smartphones 7 times dirtier than a toilet. Our cell phones are covered by no less than 1,479 groups of bacteria. A situation due to "close contact we have with our smartphones," said Hugh Pennington, a bacteriology specialist at the University of Aberdeen, in this study.
The American company Otterbox (famous for its protective shell) has decided to combat this microbial invasion in us. smartphones. In fact, this company just provided protective glass for the screen at CES 2020 smartphones capable of killing "99.9%" bacteria (including Staphylococcus aureus). Name: Amplify antimicrobial glass screen protector. Translate, reinforced antimicrobial protective glass.
Also read: Your smartphone screen 3 times as dirty as a toilet bowl, according to a study
Ionic silver in glass
What is the secret recipe for this protective film? Otterbox has integrated silver ions directly into the glass composition. This chemical agent that prevents the deposition of bacteria on the screen. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), the US environmental protection agency, approved the formation of Otterbox.
Furthermore, the company does not forget to offer adequate protection against bumps and scratches for the name. According to Otterbox, Amplify Glass is 5 times stronger than its competitors. This innovative protective glass will launch in the first quarter of 2020 at a price of around € 45. Reserved for now for the US market, OtterBox antibacterial films can still reach France, mainly thanks to certain resellers who specialize in high technology like Fnac or Boulanger stores.
Obviously, the best way to avoid getting bacteria smartphones Don't bring it in yet when you go to the bathroom. Your device will remain "clean" and this will prevent you from having hemorrhoids as two doctors remind you in an article published on the Sun Online website.