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AIXR recognises Cleanbox as hygiene solution that meets all criteria for safety in XR, in light of COVID-19

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23 Mar 2020 | 0 min read

LOS ANGELES, California—March 10, 2020

AIXR, The Academy of International Extended Reality, is leading the way for standardized hygiene, and put its organization’s recommendation behind Cleanbox Technology, endorsing Cleanbox products as “meeting all criteria for the safe use of virtual, augmented and mixed reality headsets.” AIXR published its “COVID-19 Safety for Virtual and Augmented Reality Guidelines” late last month. 

Cleanbox’s sanitizing system was again mentioned in relation to COVID-19 in Forbes “This Week in XR: Are Pandemics Good for VR?.” Out-of-home entertainment consultant and former Disney LBE executive, Kevin Williams, said, “‘LBVR has always had hygiene concerns. It’s a full-blown problem now. This is the worst possible time for self-cleaning self-service headsets to start showing up in bars.’ Our bet is that Cleanbox, which provides large sanitizing boxes for LBVR and other venues, is going to have a very good year.” 

For media inquiries, please contact Anthony Grippa at [email protected].

About the author:

AIXR is an independent, community first, not for profit organisation that exists to support individuals and companies of all sizes as the International trade body for immersive technology industries. AIXR or, The Academy of International Extended Reality, hosts the VR Awards annually. AIXR’s mission is to support individuals and companies in the immersive industry by endorsing, inspiring, and enabling innovators through removing barriers to entry and connecting a diverse collection of trades together.

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