April 2, 2021

UVisor receives special recognition from the IUVA (International UV Association)

UVisor  had recently participated in IUVA's (International UV Association) RadLaunch competition. They received special recognition from the IUVA Executive Committee for the Helpful team's effort on the UVisor Project. The UVisor project will also be presented at the 2021 IUVA world congress https://iuva.org/2021-IUVA-World-Congress to be held in June this year.

November 24, 2020

UVisor Prototype achieves >99% efficacy at Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico, successfully tested a UV Chamber prototype of the UVisor with a MS2 surrogate virus which is 10x more difficult to inactivate than SARS-COV-2. The rate of inactivation was more than 99%.

Detailed test report available on request. Use the contact us form to request a copy of the report.

August 5, 2020

Helpful announces partnership with Sandia National Labs

Helpful is developing new ways for frontline workers and other employers with workers in close contact to stay safe from COVID-19 with a UVisor, a self-contained PPE device. The development of the UVisor has been supported by Helpful Engineering, a platform to bring together volunteer expertise to help fight social causes. UVisor, in a first step to bringing this medical device technology to market, has partnered with Sandia National Laboratories to support further development and testing of this innovative PPE device.