At CES, OtterBox has announced the first glass smartphone screen protector with integrated antimicrobial technology registered with the EPA. The new Amplify Glass screen protector offers protection against scratches and drops as well as germs and is coming to Google and Samsung smartphones after arriving first for iPhone.

OtterBox unveiled the new Amplify Glass Antimicrobial screen protector that uses a proprietary ionic silver that’s infused in the glass to offer an antimicrobial power that doesn’t degrade over time.

In addition to the germ-fighting design, OtterBox also says it gives users impressive scratch and drop resistance and is easy to install.

“We use our phones every day and take them with us wherever we go, including to some not entirely sanitary spaces,” said OtterBox CEO Jim Parke. “Amplify Glass now features proprietary anti-microbial technology that suppresses the growth of several common stains and odor-causing bacteria to protect the surface of the screen protector, so you don’t have to give phone grime a second thought.”

OtterBox hasn’t revealed release or pricing information yet but has shared that it will be arriving “soon” at OtterBox.com.

You can check out the existing Amplify glass smartphone screen protectors on OtterBox’s website.

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FORT COLLINS, Colorado — For something that we put against our faces on a daily basis, our smartphones are shockingly packed with microbes. OtterBox and Corning are showcasing an enhanced Amplify Glass screen protection line with EPA-registered antimicrobial technology.1

“We use our phones every day and take them with us wherever we go, including to some not entirely sanitary spaces,” said OtterBox CEO Jim Parke. “Amplify Glass now features proprietary anti-microbial technology that suppresses the growth of several common stains and odor-causing bacteria to protect the surface of the screen protector, so you don’t have to give phone grime a second thought.”

The antimicrobial property of Amplify screen protectors is embedded into the glass so it is able to maintain its damage resistance, optical clarity and touch sensitivity.1

Amplify provides up to five-times greater scratch resistance than other glass protection options.2 Long-lasting protection against drops and bumps helps to keep the screen crystal clear. These enhanced Amplify Glass screen protectors are easy to install and compatible with OtterBox cases and coming soon for the latest Apple iPhone devices. Other versions of Amplify Glass, including Glare Guard and Edge2Edge, are also available for the latest phones from Apple, Samsung and Google.

Amplify Glass with EPA-registered antimicrobial technology is coming soon to otterbox.com.

Stop by the OtterBox booth at PEPCOM for a sneak peek of the newest glass technology from OtterBox and Corning.

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