Minneapolis-based Epidemiologist Designed A Face Mask You Can Make Without Sewing

I was dumbfounded when WHO advised against wearing a face mask if one is not unwell. I know the rationale. You know, the global shortage of mask and all that. But seriously, a mask, regardless of the effectiveness, is better than no protection at all. It was an ill advice, pardon my pun, since novel …

Lamborghini Has Converted Some Production Plant To Make Surgical Masks And Medical Shields

As the world and Italy is grappling with the onslaught of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Italian supercar manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini has announced that has converted some of its production plant in Sant’Agata Bolognese to produce surgical masks and protective medical shields.

New Balance Is Turning Its Shoe Factory Into One That Makes Masks For Hospitals

New Balance has joined the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the $2 million New Balance Foundation has committed to support local, regional and global communities, the Boston sporting goods maker has announced on its Instagram page that its “U.S. factories are working to develop, manufacture and deliver face masks to the hospital …

DIY Stainless Steel Mask With Oxygen Supply Makes The Current Outbreak Feels Apocalyptic

In the face of the shortage of mask due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, China’s ‘useless Edison’ has created a stainless steel mask/breathing apparatus. ‘Useless Edison’ goes by his Weibo handle shou gong geng (手工耿 – loosely translate as handcraft specialist) makes all sort of wacky stuff.

This Australia Designed Mask Will Keep PM2.5 And Viruses Out While Looking Fashionable

With the outbreak of COVID-19 and the global shortage of mask, it is not surprising that one campaign stood out on Kickstarter. I am talking about AusAir. AusAir is pitching its Australia-designed, “botanically-infused, designers masks” that is capable of blocking out “over 97% of PM2.5 particles while remaining highly breathable and looks fashionable too boot.

Face ID Compatible Respirator Mask Overcome Face ID Recognition Issue When Wearing A Mask

The threat of COVID-19 is very real. This flu-like disease is unlike anything modern history have seen. It is super contagious and the fact that it could be transmitted during incubation period is a cause for alarm. Having said that, we can minimize the risk by donning a mask. But herein lies a modern person’s …

Bane-like Mask Turns Your Earpiece Into A Hush Hush Audio Mask

It must be a pain for Batman’s arch nemesis Bane to speak because, not many will be able to decipher what he has to say through that mask he had to wear all the time. Similarly, it will be a pain for your coworkers if you continue yakking away on the phone while they just …

Meet Hexa, The Face mask That Cleans And Monitors The Air You Breathe

With the increase in industrialization and number of motor vehicles, it is inevitable that the air around us is going get really, really bad and while some can live with it, others may not be so lucky. In fact, no one should live with it because, bad air can potentially cause respiratory issue in long …