Vioguard Launches new UV Self-Sanitizing Keyboard to Help Reduce the Spread of Hospital-Acquired Infections
Bothell, Washington (August 1, 2017)—Vioguard, a leading provider of healthcare solutions that target infection control, today announced the release of the new and improved Defender™, the world’s first and only UV self-sanitizing keyboard. The unit uses the germicidal properties of ultraviolet light (UV-C) to automatically disinfect the keyboard and track pad after every use. As cleared by the FDA, the system is 99.99% effective in killing harmful pathogens, eliminating the need for manual disinfection and disposal of biohazard waste. Brand new studies (not yet submitted to the FDA) have shown that the Defender™ 2.0 has an improved efficacy of 99.999% in killing harmful pathogens. The keyboard system has been proven to kill bacteria commonly causing Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs) like Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli.
Vioguard is a Washington State-based company passionately committed to developing products that enhance the effectiveness of infection control. Their goal is to do this without compromising productivity or accuracy. Vioguard dedicates itself to combating Hospital-Acquired Infections, a problem plaguing hospitals around the world.