UVC light can kill bacteria, virus, molds and fungus by breaking apart the pathogens’ DNA leaving it unable to
function or reproduce.
For over 50 years UVC light has been used by hospitals and laboratories to keep their facilities sterile.
Smart-object recognition technology has enabled UVC light to go beyond disinfecting boxes, rooms,
or closed-HVAC systems.
By combining LED UVC technology with our proprietary object recognition and artificial intelligence, UVCeed has created the first mobile disinfecting device that works with your smartphone’s camera.
UVC light can cause skin and eye irritation, but the UVCeed app can recognize people and pets and will automatically stop if it detects them.
UVCeed is registered with the EPA and has been tested by an independent laboratory for disinfection.
In independent laboratory testing, UVCeed was shown to reduce Staphylococcus aureus by 99.9% in 15 seconds, Escherichia Coli by 99.9% in 15 seconds and SARS CoV2 by 99.9% in 32 seconds. Tested at 12.7 cm on hard non-porous surfaces.
When antibacterial wipes were introduced in 2000 they where revolutionary for their time — but they have many challenges.
Not all wipes kill viruses
Potential to spread pathogens from one surface to another
Cannot be used on all surfaces or fabrics
UVCeed is a disinfecting device with a downloadable app for your phone.
The device attaches magnetically to the back of your phone. (Magsafe phones are ready to go. Older models
are provided a metal plate that will attach to your phone or phone case.)
The device pairs wirelessly to the app. The app uses the phone’s camera to recognize objects and calculate the
correct distance and the amount of time it takes to disinfect.
Once UVCeed is set up, all you need to do is point the phone camera at the object and hold the treat
button on the app down. The UVCeed device then activates the non-visible UVC light. The UVCeed app will let
you know how far to hold the phone from the object and will let you know when the object has been disinfected.
UVCeed was invented by an orthopedic surgeon and an engineer. With six kids and two dogs, Dr. Peter Bonutti wanted the ability to sanitize items as easily as he did in the OR. As a physician he understood the limitations of wipes and wanted to harness the power of UVC light.
Working alongside his friend and engineer, Justin Beyers, they applied machine learning and artificial intelligence to build the first UVC disinfecting device that can be used anywhere, anytime.
Bonutti Technologies was founded in 1990 by Dr. Peter Bonutti to develop medical technologies to improve health care. Located in Effingham, Illinois, Bonnutti technologies has over 400 patents, more than 750 licenses and employees a skilled team of engineers. Dr. Peter Bonutti pioneered minimally invasive knee surgery and still practices. He is also a prolific inventor, and a respected advisor to the medical device industry.
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