South Windsor Biotech Debuts 3D Printed Mask Frame

A fledgling South Windsor biotech company has begun selling  its 3D-printed custom-fit mask frames designed by UConn researchers.

Connecticut Biotech, founded this spring by TicketNetwork CEO Donald Vaccaro, on Monday said it began selling the so-called Secure Fit mask frames in recent weeks that were developed at UConn using facial recognition technology. 

Surgeon-scientist Dr. Cato T. Laurencin led development of the masks, which are made of cloth and disposable surgical masks and designed for a better individual fit, officials say.

“Our Secure Fit mask frames increase the efficacy of masks and provide more protection because it is custom-made for each user,” CEO of Connecticut Biotech Don Vaccaro says. “This not only ensures a comfortable fit, but a more secure fit.”

Read more at the Hartford Business Journal

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