Vyv, Inc. (Latham, NY)

Methods of systems, apparatuses, and systems involving devices with disinfecting illumination are provided. One example apparatus includes an enclosure with a side and a back, a first array light emitters that emit light in the wavelength range of 338-420 nanometers (nm) and having one intensity as well as a first wavelength, and a secondary array light emitters that emit light with a wavelength of 338-420 nm with an additional intensity. The second array light emitters is configured to emit light within the wavelength range of 380 to 420 millimeters, with another wavelength and multi-dimensional disinfection

Consumer devices may be infested by harmful microorganisms like mold, bacteria, fungi and so on. Due to their nature, e.g., a device that has bacteria in it or because of the nature of their interaction with human beings. Microorganismstransfer through contact of the same consumer devices, e.g., door handle, and may cause illness to the users. Harmful bacteria such as Escherichia coli (E. coli), Salmonella, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), and Clostridium Difficilemay be found on many devices, increasing the chance of a user becoming sick or transmitting the bacteria. Many kitchen devices like cutting boards, come in contact with raw meats and vegetables which may contain bacteria that could cause food-borne illnesses. Consumer electronics may also be infected by microorganisms which can cause unpleasant odors.

The summary gives a brief review of a few aspects of the disclosure. It isn’t an exhaustive summary of the disclosure. It might not be designed to highlight the most important or criticalelements of the disclosure nor to delineate the extent of the disclosure. The following summary merely presents some ideas of the disclosure in a simplified manner as a prelude to the description below.

A device for inactivating microorganisms can be made up of a vessel comprising a first side, a second side and an area that can be configured to take in objects for disinfection. On the first side, an initial array of light emitters could be put. It is designed to emit first light with a wavelength range between 380-420 nanometers as well as an initial intensity. Another array of light emitters may be disposed on the opposite side and designed to emit a second light in the wavelength rangeof 380-420 nm and having an additional intensity. In certain cases, both the first and second intensities can be sufficient to stimulate micro-organisms. In some instances the first and second light may be overlapping to create a multi-dimensional space to disinfect. In some instances the multi-dimensional space of disinfection might be associated with the area configured to accept objects for disinfection.

A container may include a first and a second side. One side could contain a primary array of light emitters. It is designed to emit light with wavelengths between 380 and420 nanometers (nm), with a first intensity. A second array of light emitters may be placed on the second side and designed to emit a second light within the range of 380 to 420 millimeters (nm) and having a different intensity. In certain instances, the first intensity could be enough to trigger micro-organisms. The initial array of light emitters as well as the second array of light emitters could be joined to form an array of multi-dimensional spaces to disinfect.

An example system may comprise the container having an initial side and a secondary side. A first array of light emitters could be designed to emit a light that is first in the range of 380-420 nanometers (nm) and with an initial intensity. The second array of light emitters can be constructed to emit a second wavelength within the range of 380-420 nanometers (nm) and possess an additional intensity. In some examples, the first intensity may comprise an intensity enough to trigger the inactivation of micro-organisms. In certain cases the first array of light emitters as well as the second array of light emitters could be configured to collectively create a multi-dimensional space of disinfection.

A fully or partially enclosed device may include light emitters (light emitters) that direct light inside to cleanse and illuminate the device’s interior as well as any other objects. The light emitting element (or elements) may emit light that has the majority of it being in or near the wavelength range of 380 to 420 nanometers (nm) and with a minimum radiation sufficient to inhibit microorganisms.

The foregoing and other features of the disclosure will be apparent from the following description of examples of the disclosure.

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