LG develops personal protective mask with fan on battery

The persistent coronavirus pandemic is forcinghigh-tech companies pay attention to the development of personal protective equipment of increased efficiency with the possibility of their reusable use. LG Electronics (LG) has developed a proprietary mask labeled PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier, which allows the use of air purified through replaceable HEPA filters and equipped with ventilators for comfortable breathing.

The e-mask has two filtersHEPA H13 class used in stationary air purifiers from LG and designed to highly efficiently retain foreign particles from the air. Replaceable filters. The mask also features two three-speed fans that push air during inhalation and reduce the speed during exhalation so as not to create additional resistance. A proprietary, patented respiration sensor controls the rate of rotation that detects the volume and cycle of respiration.

Autonomous operation of the PuriCare electronic maskThe Wearable Air Purifier is backed by 820mAh rechargeable batteries providing 2 to 8 hours of use, depending on operating conditions.

LG Smart Mask for Personal Cleansingair is supplied with a carrying case that helps keep the device bio-clean. Equipped with an ultraviolet LED lamp, the case ensures the elimination of harmful germs. The original case is designed to recharge the mask and is able to send a message to the LG ThinQ mobile application (Android / iOS), in the event that it becomes necessary to replace the filters.

Ergonomic design LG PuriCare Wearable,based on a meticulous analysis of the face shape, it provides a snug fit to the user's face, to eliminate the ingress of unclean air into the mask in the areas near the nose and chin.
The LG PuriCare Wearable device will be officially unveiled at LG's IFA 2020 virtual show scheduled for September. The price of the product has not yet been disclosed.

Source: neowin