The Germtron™ shoe emits light from the bottom of the sole which sanitizes the floor directly underneath. Power is supplied by a rechargeable battery pack in the heel. Irradiation is activated by a floor proximity sensor with a foot presence sensor interlock. This shoe is being developed with germicidal and photocatalyst activating LEDs emitting within the ultraviolet and blue light spectrums and calibrated to target Staph (Staphylococcus) bacteria and Cholera.
PHOTODYNAMIC shoe insert.
The Germtron™ shoe insert is a replaceable insert for insertion into a shoe upper. The insert emits light out the top surface. Emittance is activated by foot pressure and controlled by a timer embedded in the insert. Power is supplied by an embedded rechargeable battery. This insert is being developed with germicidal and photocatalyst activating ultraviolet LED emitters and calibrated to target foot fungus spores.