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LG Electronics has ambitious plans for coronavirus-related personal protective equipment.
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The South Korean technology and appliance company announced it will soon release an air purifying mask that is built to deliver clean air and make breathing easier, according to a Thursday press release.
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LG’s PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier will become available for purchase in select markets starting in the fourth quarter of 2020. A date has not been specified at this time.
The protective facial accessory will have two built-in H13 HEPA filters, which are said to be similar to the filters LG uses in the build of its home air purifier products. When needed, the filters can be replaced.
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Meanwhile, dual fans are present to assist wearers whenever they inhale and reduce resistance whenever they exhale. Aside from dual fans, the wearable will also have a respiratory sensor that reportedly “detects the cycle and volume of the wearer’s breath and adjusts the dual three-speed fans accordingly.”