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Edmonton-made computer keyboard from Cleankeys Inc. a hit in hospitals and dentist offices,

January 7, 2011View for printing

An idea with roots in early work helping disabled people communicate could open a world market for a novel, easy-to-clean computer keyboard made by Cleankeys Inc.

Keyboards for computers needed to run high-tech equipment and bedside monitoring are considered a prime source of infection transmission in North American hospitals, which spend $30 billion a year on prevention. An estimated 100,000 patients in the U.S. died of such infections last year.

By Dave Cooper,

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