Denver’s Channel 7 News, KMGH, ran a story and a short video interview with CEO Mark Spiecker.

Sharklet’s technology could keep dirty devices from making us sick, but it’s not just smartphone surfaces that could benefit.

“In hospitals right now, about 2 million a year get what are called hospital acquired infections. We spend about $30 billion a year treating those,” says Spiecker. “About 100,000 people die a year.”