Kite Patch


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Solution Overview & Benefits

The Kite Patch is a small patch that uses the worldwide discovery of technology capable of blocking mosquitoes' ability to track humans. The Kite Patch uses patent-pending, non-toxic compounds and is worn on clothing and provides up to 48 hours of protection.

Kite Patch scientists have developed patent-pending and proprietary formulas of FDA-approved compounds considered “flavors” and IFRA-approved “fragrances” that specifically target the mosquitoes’ receptor neurons used to detect carbon dioxide. Normal human contact with the Kite Patch, including the process of buying, storing, unwrapping, touching, holding, smelling, and wearing the Kite Patch for any period of time is completely safe.

Kite Patch anticipates that the product work on all types of mosquitoes. Preliminary field trials indicate that this technology is effective on several different species of mosquito.

History & Development

The Kite Patch is a product coming out of Olfactor Laboratories, Inc. (OLI), which is a scientific development company seeking to advance technologies to combat mosquito-borne diseases. OLI is part of Innovation Economy Crowd (ieCrowd).

In 2011, Dr. Anandasankar Ray, an entomologist at the University of California, Riverside (and founder of Olfactor Labs), found that certain chemical compounds can inhibit the carbon dioxide receptors in mosquitoes. These compounds, which act like a anti-mosquito force field, are able to disorient the bugs, whose main method of tracking down humans is through our exhalation of CO2.


Publicly available: yes
Countries where available: Worldwide
Price range (USD): Available soon for sale online


Dimensions: 1.5in x 1.5in

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