Stay Safe With These Gadgets

Here are some clever gadgets that fight the spread of COVID-19

By Kelvin Low      25 September 2020

While Circuit Breaker is a distant history today, there is no denying that COVID-19 is still highly infectious and still spreading. Today, human ingenuity rears its head at the forefront of the viral fight. Here are some gadgets and technology that might help stem the spread of COVID-19.

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Anti-virus Coating

Coat your daily gear with a self-disinfecting coating such as sdst. The sdst contains a unique antimicrobial agent which kills germs, preventing them from breeding on communal touch-points and personal items like laptops or mobile phones. It is effective for up to 90 days.

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Contactless Touch Tool

The HygieneHand is made from brass which is inherently antimicrobial, which helps to prevent the spread of germs. It’s also eco friendly, durable and will never oxidise. Avoid touching surfaces by using its flat stylus tip, finger hole, keyring loop and door hook.

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Wristband Hand Sanitiser Dispenser

Clean hands ensure that you won’t be transmitting the virus to others or to yourself should you touch your face. For an easy disinfection on demand, just pressing the button on the wrist-mounted Pumpix, which will pump disinfectant on your hands or the surface you want to touch and sanitise them in a matter of seconds.

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UV light Sanitiser Box

These are dedicated to keeping your personal belongings such as smartphones, Galaxy buds, masks, and more contamination-free. Samsung’s ITFIT UV Steriliser with Wireless Charging features a spacious design that accommodates larger phones like the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G. It can kill up to 99% of bacteria within 10 minutes and wirelessly charges your devices.

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Ozone food cleaner

A potential source of transmission are the fresh produce on display at many supermarkets. Other than cleaning them under running water, recent studies have shown that ozone can help to neutralise coronaviruses. An example of an ozone-activated cleaner is the Kent wall-mounted Vegetable Cleaner. It is an excellent ozonator which cleans off pesticides, bacteria, viruses and damaging chemicals from the surface of vegetables, fruits and meat.