Zeta partners with Kastus to fight infection

John Browne, chief executive of Kastus: “Antimicrobial coatings are vital right now for giving consumers a higher level of safety in shared touchscreen and display environments.

ZetaDisplay AB (Nasdaq Stockholm: ZETA) is launching a new partnership with Irish company Kastus® to provide its patented antimicrobial surface-coating technology.

The new technology developed by Kastus® and soon to be integrated into the ZetaDisplay product portfolio has proven to be effective against surface bacteria on treated surfaces and can be applied to touchscreens and displays where multiple users will be sharing screens. Independent studies have shown that up to 99.99 per cent of surface bacteria and fungi including antibiotic-resistant superbugs such as MRSA and E. coli were blocked.

Chief Commercial Officer of ZetaDisplay Laila Hede Jensen explains: “We are beginning to deploy solutions globally which are enabling retailers, offices and other shared spaces to mitigate risk for the teams and customers using them. A big area of concern are touchscreens and how they are better protected against transmitting surface bacteria. This new partnership enables us to retrospectively fit existing touchscreens and produce new displays which offer peace of mind for the user and the business.”

“It has never been more critical to deploy intelligent signage solutions with the right software to enable rapid communication of vital messaging. This new solution is part of a portfolio we are working on with our clients worldwide to deliver solutions to queue management, maintaining social distances and limiting interactions in all public environments. This new touchscreen surface is rapid to deploy on a mass scale.”

Vital in the fight against microbes

John Browne, chief executive of Kastus comments: “Antimicrobial coatings are vital right now for giving consumers a higher level of safety in shared touchscreen and display environments. When Kastus is applied with ZetaDisplay’s signage and software platforms, client businesses will be able to communicate that terminals have enhanced protection.”

“We are excited to launch our new partnership with ZetaDisplay as we continue our global strategy to make our technology widely available in restaurants, shopping centres and airports, as well as public, domestic and corporate spaces.”

The new technology developed by Kastus® and soon to be integrated into the ZetaDisplay product portfolio has proven to be effective against surface bacteria on treated surfaces and can be applied to touchscreens and displays where multiple users will be sharing screens. Independent studies have shown that up to 99.99 per cent of surface bacteria and fungi including antibiotic-resistant superbugs such as MRSA and E. coli were blocked.

Global deployment

Chief Commercial Officer of ZetaDisplay Laila Hede Jensen explains: “We are beginning to deploy solutions globally which are enabling retailers, offices and other shared spaces to mitigate risk for the teams and customers using them. A big area of concern are touchscreens and how they are better protected against transmitting surface bacteria. This new partnership enables us to retrospectively fit existing touchscreens and produce new displays which offer peace of mind for the user and the business.”

“It has never been more critical to deploy intelligent signage solutions with the right software to enable rapid communication of vital messaging. This new solution is part of a portfolio we are working on with our clients worldwide to deliver solutions to queue management, maintaining social distances and limiting interactions in all public environments. This new touchscreen surface is rapid to deploy on a mass scale.”

John Browne, chief executive of Kastus comments: “Antimicrobial coatings are vital right now for giving consumers a higher level of safety in shared touchscreen and display environments. When Kastus is applied with ZetaDisplay’s signage and software platforms, client businesses will be able to communicate that terminals have enhanced protection. We are excited to launch our new partnership with ZetaDisplay as we continue our global strategy to make our technology widely available in restaurants, shopping centres and airports, as well as public, domestic and corporate spaces.”

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