News | March 27, 2008

Seal Shield Introduces Silver Seal Washable, Antimicrobial Keyboard, Mouse

March 27, 2008 - Seal Shield LLC recently introduced the new SILVER SEAL Washable, Antimicrobial Mouse, which the company said is the first computer mouse to be fully submersible, dishwasher safe, and manufactured with silver-ion antimicrobial plastic.

The new SILVER SEAL mouse has been created to help reduce the risk of cross contaminations, including Influenza and the “superbug,” MRSA. The new mouse is a companion product to the company’s SILVER SEAL Washable, Antimicrobial Keyboard, which began shipping in February 2008.

Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause severe illness, and can lead to death. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), 5-20 percent of the population gets the flu annually, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu complications, and about 36,000 people die from flu. Bacterial infections can occur as co-infections with influenza or occur following influenza infection. Last year, CDC noted an increase in flu and Staphylococcus aureus (staph infections) co-infections among children who had died or were hospitalized with influenza infection. Some of those infections were MRSA.

SILVER SEAL protects against infections. Unlike other antibacterial products, the SILVER SEAL antimicrobial plastic utilizes pure silver ions embedded in the plastic to create a safe and effective antimicrobial solution. Silver is a natural antibacterial product and its properties have been incorporated into the SILVER SEAL Keyboard using new nanotechnology. The combination of SILVER SEAL plastic and SEAL SHIELD washable technology results in a high level of cross contamination protection, the manufacturer said.

For more information: www.SealShield.com

Related Content

Videos | Enterprise Imaging | December 14, 2018
ITN Editor Dave Fornell and ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr share their insights on the vendors highlighting EI
RADxx Announces 2nd Annual Award Winners for Outstanding Leadership in Medical Imaging Informatics
News | Radiology Business | December 14, 2018
RAD Women (#RADxx), a networking group for the advancement of women in imaging informatics, recently announced the...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | December 13, 2018
ITN Editor Dave Fornell and ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr share their insights on the vendors showing AI prod
FDA Clears iCAD's ProFound AI for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Technology | Mammography | December 07, 2018
iCAD Inc. announced clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their latest, deep-learning, cancer...
YITU Releases AI-Based Cancer Screening Solutions at RSNA 2018
News | Artificial Intelligence | December 06, 2018
Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare company YITU healthcare released two brand-new products, Intelligent...
Veterans Integrated Service Network 19 Implements System-Wide Radiation Dose Monitoring
News | Radiation Dose Management | December 04, 2018
Agfa HealthCare announced it has collaborated in delivering a system-wide DoseMonitor automated software implementation...
ScreenPoint Medical and Volpara Partner to Bring AI to Breast Imaging Clinics
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | December 04, 2018
ScreenPoint Medical has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Volpara Health Technologies. Volpara will...
Infervision Introduces AI Capabilities for Chest CT Reading
Technology | Computer-Aided Detection Software | November 30, 2018
Big data and artificial intelligence (AI) company Infervision announced the launch of InferRead CT Chest, a new product...
University of Utah Health Radiologists Select Philips Illumeo for Adaptive Intelligence
News | Artificial Intelligence | November 30, 2018
At the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Philips announced radiologists at the...