Face masks are here to stay, and tech companies are keen to take advantage by offering us breathing protection well beyond what disposable face masks can achieve. LG just revealed its first serious attempt at providing us with “personal clean air.”
Using IFA 2020 as a launching ground, LG is introducing the. It’s a face mask, but promises to provide a fresh supply of clean air to the person wearing it for hours. That’s achieved through a combination fo two H13 HEPA filters and dual fans, powered by a rechargeable battery.
LG built-in its patented Respiratory Sensor to automatically adjust the Puricare based on the “cycle and volume of the wearer’s breath.” Each fan has three speed settings, which adjust to run slower or faster depending on whether the wearer is breathing in or out so as to reduce the effort required to simply breathe normally. The battery powering the mask is only 820mAh, but LG claims it’s enough for eight hours of filtered air. …
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