Musician will.i.am has actually partnered with Honeywell to produce a premium face mask to protect against the Covid-19 virus. This mask is packed with tech and also it needs to be offered at a competitive price point.
The Xupermask, which blends plastics, cloth as well as rubber bands, is absolutely over the top. It sports a HEPA air purification system, noise-cancelling headphones and also Bluetooth connectivity. It even has LED lights, although not the RGB array located with Razer’s Project Hazel. The Xupermask will certainly be offered April 8 for $299.
The goal of the Xupermask is to fulfill face mask guidelines while not endangering on design, according to a news release. It was in fact designed by Jose Fernandez, the famed Hollywood outfit developer who dealt with Black Panther, The Avengers as well as X-Men 2. He also developed the SpaceX suits for Elon Musk.
” We developed Xupermask to alter the perception of regular masks. In this new age of design and protection, Xupermask is an uncompromising face mask style with sophisticated efficiency for the modern-day way of life,” stated William “will.i.am”. “Along with Honeywell, we have actually crafted a modern Smart Mask to provide feature with style.”
Inside the Xupermask, buyers will discover a silicone face seal that’s safeguarded tight with a flexible strap. Obviously the Xupermask’s layout will be able to fit multiple face shapes and also can be worn all-year round. It also includes twin three-speed fans with HEPA filters for “boosted breathability.”
The noise-cancelling earbuds can drown out city noise, but likewise have integrated mics to allow in noise when necessary. The mask will certainly have a seven-hour battery life. The release did not state if those seven hrs were tested at full power, with all fans on and also Bluetooth earbuds made it possible for.
” Xupermask supplies wearers cutting-edge style and also capability. Its mix of fashion, innovation and function is exceptional,” said the chairman and president of Honeywell. “We are proud to have actually partnered with will.i.am on this one-of-a-kind and also ingenious project.”
The Xupermask will be readily available from its main website. The mask will certainly appear in a series of Supreme-like drops, with the very first one taking place on April 8. It will be available in 2 sizes, small-medium and also medium-large. Two shade options will certainly likewise be offered, consisting of white/grey/orange and also black/black/orange.
While some states have actually raised mask mandates, the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over. It’s most likely that despite more individuals remain vaccinated, mask-wearing will certainly continue to be the norm for a while.
“SARS happened in Japan as well as Southeast Asia, as well as they got over it, as well as they still use masks,” claimed will.i.am in a meeting with the New York Times. If that holds true, then both will.i.am as well as Razer’s Project Hazel face mask could be at the reducing side of a brand-new style trend.