Washington, D.C. – The XR Association, a leading association for extended reality, recently published a cleanliness document outlining best practices for cleaning and caring for XR devices. The document, titled “XR Industry Guide to Device Cleanliness: Hygiene for Your XR Equipment,” provides detailed instructions on properly cleaning and disinfecting XR devices, and tips for maintaining overall device hygiene. The recommendations in this guide are based on multiple manufacturer guides and recommendations and input from industry experts.
“Proper care for XR equipment is an important aspect of ensuring optimal function of the devices as well as safety and comfort for the user,” said Stephanie Montgomery, Senior Vice President of Research and Best Practices. “At XRA, we are proud to provide XR enterprise and consumer users with a resource that assists in proper care for the equipment.”
The publication of these guidelines is an important step to promote the safety and wellbeing of XR users. With the increased use of XR technology in various settings, it is critical that both commercial and general users know how to properly clean and care for their devices to prevent the spread of germs and maintain the longevity of their devices.
These guidelines serve as a reminder that user safety and health should always be a top priority in the development and use of XR technologies. As the industry continues to evolve and grow, it is imperative that manufacturers and developers take responsibility for ensuring the safety and well-being of their users as well. These guidelines help to promote the responsible development and use of XR technologies.