Ao Air’s Atmos Faceware is attempting to unravel rising ranges of air air pollution all through the world with a brand new gadget within the type of a futuristic-looking air filter face masks.
The Atmos debuted at CES 2020 as a high-tech answer to poor air high quality. The precise system is a transparent masks that goes throughout your face, protecting your nostril and mouth.
The expertise works like this: The masks consists of followers inside that adapt to your respiration and clear air coming from the masks at about 240 liters per minute.
“An ordinary masks requires your lungs to do the work by pulling the air throughout the masks filter earlier than it goes in your lungs; a damaging strain system,” Ao Air explains on the FAQ part of its web site. “The Atmos works for you by pushing the air throughout the filters with the li-ion powered followers. This generates a pocket of fresh air in entrance of your face prepared, on your subsequent breath, a optimistic strain system.”
The masks’s filters final about one month, relying on the environmental air high quality, and the batteries final about 5 hours, relying on lung capability, bodily exercise, and air high quality.
Atmos weighs in at below 290 grams (lower than one pound) and is manufactured from silicon. Whereas it’s not waterproof, it could actually stand up to some gentle rain.
Ao Air claims as much as 50 occasions higher safety than its rivals, which it attributes to unbiased testing by the Auckland College of Know-how.
The masks protects poor air high quality brought on by mud particles, pollen, mould spores, pet dander, air pollution, and even ash. The masks’s debut is well timed contemplating the horrific bushfires occurring in Australia proper now, the place the nation’s skies are full of hearth and ash.
Because the world is actually heating up — whether or not in Australia, California, or the Amazon rainforest — air filters and air purifiers like this one are rising in popularity since over time, poor air high quality can result in a slew of respiratory ailments and even, in some circumstances, most cancers.
You possibly can pre-order the masks for $350. Ao Air mentioned that it expects the masks to begin transport in July.
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