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Germ-Fighting Keyboard Skins

Stay Bacteria-Free with the iSkin Keyboard Cover

— October 16, 2009 — Tech
Daily computer users (and I’m willing to bet you’re one of them) understand how gritty a keyboard can get. Make sure your keyboard stays as clean and germ-free as possible with the recently launched iSkin keyboard cover.

The iSkin keyboard cover is a silicone skin that is treated with Microban, a bacteria-fighting ingredient added during the manufacturing process. In addition to keeping your keyboard germ-free, the iSkin keyboard cover is washable and will also prevent crumbs, grit, and sticky spills from settling in between the keys.
Trend Themes
1. Germ-fighting Accessories - There is an opportunity for companies to develop germ-fighting accessories for other commonly used items, such as phone cases and mouse pads.
2. Anti-microbial Materials - The development and use of anti-microbial materials could greatly benefit industries such as healthcare, food service, and hospitality.
3. Personal Hygiene Tech - Creating personal hygiene tech, such as a small device that sanitizes mobile phones, could be a disruptive innovation opportunity for tech companies.
Industry Implications
1. Healthcare - Anti-microbial materials could be used in healthcare settings to reduce the spread of infections and disease.
2. Food Service - Restaurants and other food service industries could use germ-fighting accessories, including keyboard covers, to keep their environments as clean as possible.
3. Office Supplies - Companies that supply office equipment and supplies could benefit from offering germ-fighting accessories to promote workplace hygiene.
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