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Every company should have a "why". Their purpose. It is not what they do, but the reason they do what they do.  As a small start up that was focused on one mission, our "why" is pretty simple. We want to bring awareness to a problem most don't think about. Our solution is not perfect by any stretch, but it is a viable solution. We ultimately wanted to focus on at least getting the people thinking about how much gross stuff is on the thing we pick up the most. We are parents of young kids and all come from...

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BioCloak Solutions iPhone antibacterial cases and screen protectors -

The Solution for Your Germ Covered Cell PhoneThere are many items that we all use every day that are all covered in germs. These items include the television remote, doorknobs, toilet seats, cell phones, and more. Even though we are all washing our hands continuously throughout the day, we are not washing these items at all! Therefore, any germs that are on these items are getting transmitted back to our hands as soon as we touch them. We then touch our eyes, nose, and mouth and the spread of germs grows. How many of you have children who use your...

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When the news picked up on the story of the study from Stanford University that found on average, smartphones have 18x more bacteria than a Men's pubic toilet, it solidified what I think many of us suspected. For the record, numerous other analyses and studies have validated that information. The idea of a smartphone case that fights bacteria on the surface is an idea that we have been told countless time is one of those "Why didn't I think of that?" concepts. It is intuitive that the one thing that goes with us everywhere, gets set down everywhere, is warm...

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This won't be the typical blog written by the founder of a start up company. My previous blogs have focused on our "WHY" (meaning why BioCloak Solutions exists) and the problem we are working to solve. Google Simon Sinek's book "Start With WHY" for more info on that topic. This blog will NOT focus on technology, bacteria, iPhones, etc. As I sit here late at night after a crazy day 13 hour day, I am thankful. And grateful. And humbled. When BioCloak was formed, I knew this was an opportunity to solve a problem in the smartphone space. Additionally, it...

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Working in the healthcare profession, infections are seen frequently in the inpatient and outpatient setting. These types of infections can be transmitted through a multiple avenues. One source may be closer than you think and on something we all use frequently. In recent studies, it was found mobile devices such as smartphones have been found to harbor such harmful bacteria as Enterobacter, staphylococcus aureus, E. Coli, and Salmonella. These were found in multiple cultures. These bacteria have been associated with illnesses, including food poisoning.  A viable solution to help prevent bacteria from growing on your smartphone could be the use...

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