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Urban Sterilizer Stations

The Lambda Makes Waterless Hand-Cleaning Possible in Public Places

— September 4, 2018 — Art & Design
Modern cities and societies around the world have adapted to accommodate large populations without spreading the more sinister illnesses of the past, and innovations like this sterilizer station take the next step to reducing germs in urban environments. Denis Lara Molina won the Roca Jump the Gap design contest with this intelligent idea for a freestanding microbe killer. It can be placed in public spaces such as train stations, squares, shopping centers and anywhere in between.

Isolating a wavelength, the hand sanitizer emits a short wave frequency of UV light that decontaminates people's hands without causing harm to their skin, without requiring water, and without the need for soap. The user simply inserts his or her hands into a slot inside the Lambda sterilizer station, allows them to be bathed in the light for a few moments, and then removes them, now free of bacteria.
Trend Themes
1. Waterless Hand-cleaning - Innovations in hand-cleaning technology that do not require the use of water and soap to remove bacteria, such as UV light sterilizers, represent an opportunity for disrupting traditional hand hygiene practices in public spaces.
2. Microbe-killing Stations - The development of freestanding sterilizer stations, designed to be placed in public spaces such as train stations and shopping centers, represents an opportunity for companies to tap into the growing demand for germ-free public spaces.
3. Short Wave Frequency Technology - Innovations in short wave frequency technology, such as the Lambda sterilizer station, represent an opportunity for disrupting traditional hand hygiene practices in public spaces by offering an effective, non-invasive way to decontaminate people's hands.
Industry Implications
1. Public Health - The development of novel technologies that allow for effective and easy-to-use hand-cleaning solutions in public spaces presents an opportunity for companies in the public health industry to meet a growing demand for germ-free environments.
2. Retail - Companies in the retail industry may offer sterilizer stations as a value-added service to customers, meeting their need for safe and hygienic shopping environments.
3. Transportation - Innovative technologies such as the Lambda sterilizer station present an opportunity for companies operating in the transportation industry to offer germ-free environments for their passengers and establish themselves as leaders in public health and safety measures.
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