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Special anti-virus mask in Covid times from VST IoT Solutions

Our Bureau Kochi | Updated on October 19, 2021

Launch is seen as timely ahead of reopening of schools

VST IoT Solutions under the Kerala Start-up Mission has launched a special mask that can kill viruses in five seconds on contact with the surface, earning topicality when schools are to reopen after one-and-a-half years of the Covid pandemic-induced break.

The product, which has been proven effective by using a unique nano-coating technology tested at BTS Lab Mumbai, will be of extra help for primary-level students who are prone to be careless in their social conduct during Covid times.

Vending machine

The one-year-old start-up has also come up with an IoT-based vending machine with QR-code payment system, where the user can dispense the mask without touching it at all.

Such a facility can also be useful in public places like hotels, public parks, schools, colleges, airports, cinema halls, malls and industrial places, according to VST IoT Solutions.

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The company, which functions from Kochi, has further developed a surface disinfectant that remains active for 24 hours. VST IoT Solutions is looking for distributors across the country, a press release said.

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KSUM is the State’s 2006-founded nodal agency for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities.

Published on October 19, 2021

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