“If someone told us at the beginning of the hackathon that we would win and get up to 10,000 face shield purchases, we wouldn’t believe it. But it was not over yet  when we already started receiving face shield requests from local hospitals,” told Didzis Dejus to Latvijas Radio  broadcast program. How did the Shield48 team come about and how did we get to the idea of face shields? How is our  product differrent from other, similar shields?

About the unexpected victory in the #HackForce Hackathon and what happens next – listen to the show from 22:56 minutes: