Kontrol BioCloud Technology Identifies Influenza Virus in Testing
-Expansion of Technology Application for Detection of Influenza Virus-
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kontrol Technologies Corp. (NEO:KNR) (OTCQB:KNRLF) (FSE:1K8) (“Kontrol” or the “Company”), a leader in smart building technology, has completed initial testing of the BioCloud technology in Japan and has delivered a positive detection of the influenza virus. The initial testing indicates the application of the BioCloud technology for influenza virus.
“The BioCloud technology innovation is based on taking a manual laboratory process and automating that process in real-time, with the goal of monitoring ambient air for early viral detection,” says Gary Saunders, President of Kontrol BioCloud. “Since the inception of our technology development we have indicated our intention to be able to detect multiple virus and pathogens as part of overall area safety. We are pleased with the initial positive testing with aerosolized influenza virus.”
Further to the press release dated January 14th, 2022 (Kontrol Technologies expands BioCloud Technology into Japan) and working with its local partner, testing was provided through a laboratory in Japan and the initial testing was focused on the ability of Kontrol BioCloud to capture aerosolized influenza virus in its proprietary collection chamber. Based on initial testing the BioCloud technology was able to successfully capture the virus.
The testing summary of initial testing findings are provided on pages 15 to 17 of the BioCloud Testing Document (https://kontrolcorp.com/biocloud-testing).
“With a growing movement to monitor air quality in buildings with early viral detection systems, BioCloud continues to be well positioned to offer solutions that seek to create safer spaces across the global economy”, says Paul Ghezzi, CEO of Kontrol Technologies.
The Company is not making any express or implied claims that its product has the ability to eliminate, cure or contain the COVID-19 (or SARS-2 Coronavirus).
About Kontrol BioCloudTM
Kontrol BioCloud (“BioCloud”) is an operating subsidiary of Kontrol Technologies. The BioCloud technology is a real-time analyzer designed to detect airborne viruses and pathogens. BioCloud is an air quality technology and not a medical device. BioCloud has been designed to operate as a safe space technology by sampling the air quality continuously. With a proprietary detection chamber that can be replaced as needed, viruses are detected, and a silent notification system is created. BioCloud can be applied to any space where individuals gather. Additional information about Kontrol BioCloud can be found on its website at www.kontrolbiocloud.com
Kontrol Technologies Corp.
Kontrol Technologies Corp., a Canadian public company, is a leader in smart buildings and cities through IoT, Cloud and SaaS technology. Kontrol provides solutions and services to its customers to improve energy management, monitor continuous emissions and accelerate the sustainability of all buildings.
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