Companies big and small are joining in the effort to fight the pandemic. Some companies design and make ventilators while others including the likes of Automobili Lamborghini, New Balance, Razer and more are making face masks and medical shields. Los Angeles Apparel too has join the fight, but the difference is, it is already selling […]
The global coronavirus pandemic shows no sign of stopping. We can do our part to slow the spread by staying out of the streets. But lets face it, sometime you have to step out and if you do, make sure you put on a mask.
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 […]
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.
There is no lacking of video tutorials teaching you how to make your own face mask to keep yourself and others around you safe in this unprecedented time, but this particular tutorial stands out because, the instruction is coming from the person who is most at risk: a medical doctor.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
What you see here is a glove, a 3D printed glove from Jaguar Land Rover’s Garden site, also the home to one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the U.K. Yes. Affirmative. That is a glove, alright. However, it is not the glove you thought you know.