The Adesso AKB-235UB Antimicrobial Waterproof Desktop Keyboard is designed and ideal for environments such as laboratories, day to day operations in the medical field, research labs etc.. In other words, anywhere dust, germs, or bacteria may be, you will find this keyboard very reliable. The keyboard is easily cleaned with soap and water or disinfectants keeping germs and dust away . It is made with antimicrobial material that protects against germ buildups between washings. The keyboard has a USB interface that easily connects via Plug n Play without having to install specific drivers and you can access various shortcuts such as media and internet shortcuts with the touch of a button. Aside from these incredibly practical and hygienic features, the keyboard is made for smooth and quiet performance.