Otterbox announces new iPhone screen protector that also protects users

Otterbox announces new iPhone screen protector that also protects users
For those worried about the dirt and crap that their phone's screen protector collects over the course of a year, case maker Otterbox has come up with a solution. The company teamed up with Corning to create the Amplify Glass Anti-Microbial screen protector. Does it actually kill bacteria? Well, we can tell you that the antimicrobial technology used on the accessory is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The important thing is that this technology is embedded in the glass protector and doesn't interfere with the touchscreen properties or the clarity of the screen. 

Otterbox CEO Jim Parke says, "Amplify Glass now features proprietary anti-microbial technology that suppresses the growth of several common stains and odor-causing bacteria to protect the surface of the screen protector." So you will be able to put your face against your phone's display when making a call without fear that you are going to be ravaged by some disease.

And the Amplify Glass Anti-Microbial screen protector does more than kill bugs. It also protects the display on a phone up to five times better than rival screen protectors and keeps the screen on your phone from succumbing to drops, bumps and falls. Keep in mind that while Otterbox and Corning are protecting your phone, they are also protecting your health. The accessory will be soon available for the latest iPhone models and will be compatible with the company's iconic cases.

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3 Comments

1. PhoenixFirebird

Posts: 128; Member since: Oct 10, 2016

Will it cause antimicrobial resistance

4. yonith

Posts: 230; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

I think the idea is that it just prevents them from actually sticking to the screen.

6. Alcyone

Posts: 613; Member since: May 10, 2018

Bacterial resistance is a thing many don't worry about. However, it is a problem that my daughters (2 yrs old) generation will have to deal with. I had a family member pick staph up from a contaminated gym. It took 3 attempts to find a working meditation. Resistances to modern medicines will be a real threat in the next 50 yrs. People can deny that up and down the street all day, but it is the the truth. Work is constantly made to develop new medications, however nature doesn't always play fair.

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