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Griffin Announces Availability of AirStrap Med, A Case for iPad, Designed with Input from Medical Professionals

12 Jun 2012

Easily hold an iPad in one hand while using it to view medical records, apps, x-rays and more

Nashville, TN – June 12, 2012 – Griffin Technology, one of the world’s foremost creators of innovations for everyday life, is excited to announce a new addition to their Business Solutions lineup: AirStrap Med, a sanitizable case for iPad designed for easy use by medical personnel while caring for patients.

Spyglass Consulting Group’s new report, “Point of Care Computing for Physicians 2012,” reveals that 80 percent of physicians surveyed believe that Apple’s iPad tablet will be a positive player in healthcare in the future, particularly as software developers optimize their clinical applications for use on the iPad. Spyglass conducted phone interviews with more than 100 doctors in acute and ambulatory care in the United States from July to October 2011.

“AirStrap Med is the lightest, most versatile case we’ve ever designed, and it allows full control of the iPad’s amazing Multi-Touch screen even while wearing latex or nitrile gloves,” said J. Curtis, Griffin’s Director of B2B Product Development. “We aim to help healthcare professionals focus on patient care while implementing the latest technology.”

Compatible with iPad 2 and the new 3rd generation iPad, AirStrap Med allows doctors and nurses to easily hold an iPad in one hand while they use it to view medical records, apps, x-rays and more. AirStrap Med was developed in collaboration with physicians and nurses to adapt the convenience of Griffin’s original AirStrap case to the demanding and specialized needs of the healthcare environment.

A combination of ABS and TPE plastics, AirStrap Med is constructed as a lightweight, two-piece frame with built-in screen shield that closes securely around the tablet, sealing it, front, back, sides and touchscreen, from moisture and fluids. An adjustable shoulder strap allows users to carry the iPad with their hands free for other tasks. The case’s non-porous, non-slip surfaces are fully sanitizable with industry-standard cleaning and sterilization products. Both shoulder strap and hand strap are detachable for easy cleaning, and can be adjusted to accommodate right- and left-handed users.

The AirStrap Med is available now for $89.99 at store.griffintechnology.com/airstrap-med-case.

For more information about Griffin’s Business Solutions, visit www.griffintechnology.com/business.


About Griffin Technology

Founded on Paul Griffin’s kitchen table in 1992, Griffin Technology Inc., is today one of the world’s foremost creators of accessories for home, mobile, and personal technology. Unique products such as iTrip®, PowerMate®, iFM®, iMic® and Evolve® Wireless Speaker System have broken new ground in consumer electronics and created loyal fans the world over. Today, Griffin products are conceived, designed and developed in-house and continue to push the envelope of the industry they helped create. Learn more about Griffin’s entire range of ingenious designs at www.griffintechnology.com, www.facebook.com/griffintech and on Twitter, @griffintech.

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