Safeguard Smartphones in Medical Environments with OtterBox

Fort Collins, CO (PressExposure) November 13, 2009 -- Did you know the average cell phone has more germs per square inch than a toilet seat? With new features and applications revolutionizing the medical field, handheld devices are more prevalent than ever in doctors' offices and hospitals--helping professionals track patient records, check emails or look up data on the go. But these fast-paced, germ infested medical environments can spell disaster for you and your device. With help from OtterBox cases, you can keep your smartphone protected and clean, especially during flu season.

The first step to a safe smartphone is protecting against bumps and drops. With cases for Apple®, BlackBerry®, Palm®, Samsung devices and more, OtterBox is ready for any medical environment. The second step to a safe smartphone is keeping it clean. All OtterBox cases are made out of material that can be easily disinfected. Plus, silicone plugs keep dust and dirt out of ports and jacks while still maintaining full device functionality and interaction.

"This time of year many people are sick so it's important to keep yourself and your technology germ free," said Katie Ross, Doctor of Pharmacy in Castle Rock, Colo. who uses the Impact™ Series for her BlackBerry Curve™ 8300. "OtterBox is an ideal solution because it protects my phone in a hectic work environment plus it's easy to sanitize."

OtterBox offers cases for every medical professional:

• Defender™ Series: Protect against frequent drops and the hustle and bustle of medical offices with this three-layer case. A built-in screen protector, polycarbonate shell and silicone overwrap provide the ultimate rugged case.*

• Commuter™ Series: Find a sleek and sturdy safeguard with this new, hybrid case line. An adhesive screen protector, silicone under layer and polycarbonate outer shell combine for on-the-go protection that slides easily in and out of a briefcase or lab coat pocket.**

• Impact™ Series: For simplicity, grab this slick single-layer design. With inner coring in the corners and spine of the case to dissipate impact away from your device, plus an included self-adhering screen protector, this case isn't your average skin.***

Don't let a chaotic hospital environment or a busy private practice schedule wreak havoc on your smartphone; keep it both clean and protected by encasing it in an OtterBox!


Notes: *Defender Series cases do NOT protected against water. Will provide some added protection against drop, bump and dust. **Commuter Series cases do NOT protect against water. Will provide some added protection against bump and shock. ***Impact Series cases do NOT protect against water. Will provide some added protection against bump and shock.

About OtterBox

Built upon fundamentals of hard work, innovation and perseverance, OtterBox is a leader in the production of premier protective solutions for global handheld manufacturers, wireless carries and distributors.

Incorporating creativity and cutting-edge design into every product, OtterBox creates sleek and durable cases that offer reliable device protection to complement any lifestyle.

OtterBox was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo.

For more information, visit or call 888-695-8820. OtterBox -- We’ve got technology covered.

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Press Release Submitted On: November 13, 2009 at 11:10 am
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