Sudbury’s FORTAI developing Sanitization SmartCube to decontaminate and inventory PPE
A Sudbury mine-tech company is developing a new system to inventory and sanitize personal protective equipment (PPE) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FORTAI’s Sanitation SmartCube will be able to sanitize PPE, while also keeping an inventory of what PPE is being used.
The SmartCube has been in development for the last two years, but company president Trang Tran-Valade said that, given the ongoing pandemic, the company wanted to contribute tech that would help contain its spread.
“With the current situation and with the call for innovators to come together and collaborate and really put forth solutions that can help, we felt compelled to evolve our product towards this current application,” Tran-Valade said. Read more.