This invention allows ergonomic not open the door with your hands but with the forearm, thereby limiting the risk of contamination..
Launched in 2008, the company had sold only 1,500 Cyclops handles in 2008. Since the beginning of the year, sales already amount to 6,000 and the quotes and orders piled on the desk of the inventor. Richard Houis. And this product has also been sold abroad. Today, half of sales are made for export, from Portugal to Italy, via Switzerland and even Kuwait.
The handle, sold a hundred euros a piece, deemed unbreakable and available in nine different colors, quickly attracted both to his side hygienic transmission bacteria can not be done via the door knobs. Its success also stems mainly from its practical side, because the system can open the doors even with their arms full. If Richard Houis in 2005, envisioned the concept, he intended to install toilets in restaurants. These have even been tested and improved in the service of childhood illnesses at the hospital in Saint-Germain-en-Laye (Yvelines). And now, with the threat of influenza A that hovers over businesses, large groups such as Danone and L’Oreal, are beginning to focus on the product. And banks are not left behind. One of them spent a quote for a delivery of 40,000 copies.