updated 04:25 pm EDT, Wed September 3, 2008
Silver Shield keyboard
Seal Shield has unveiled its latest antimicrobial keyboard, the Silver Seal Flex. The keyboard is constructed from flexible silicone, allowing it to be rolled up for transportation and making it waterproof enough for submersion and even dishwasher cleaning. The connecting cable is also designed to be safer with a six-inch section attached to the device while an eight-foot section stays attached to the computer's USB or PS/2 port.
As with earlier models, Seal Shield promises a higher , silver ions are built into the plastic. According to Silver Seal, bacteria is neutralized as the ions are slowly released over time. The company claims the antimicrobial property of the keyboard has a half life of 5 years. The Silver Seal Flex costs $50 and should be available now.