Healthcare company Seal Shield, which creates infection prevention technology for hospitals and the home, has announced the new SEAL CELL waterproof mobile phone. It's described as the world's first cellphone to be washable and antimicrobial.
The SEAL CELL is a dual-SIM quad-band GSM phone with a 2-megapixel camera and a touch-sensitive screen. It's waterproof to international IPx7 standards, dishwasher safe and contains SILVER SEAL technology for antimicrobial protection. Pricing and availability haven't been revealed yet, although the phone is expected to start shipping soon. The company says it's created the SEAL CELL to help reduce the risk of cross contamination from health risks including H1N1, Norovirus and the MRSA 'superbug'.