Dyson has created a pair of headphones that also includes an air-purifying visor designed to help people avoid polluted air in cities
DYSON ZONE PROTECTS FROM BOTH AIR AND NOISE POLLUTION
Dyson has unveiled its first ever wearable, which serves as both noise-cancelling headphones and and air purifier.
The Dyson Zone delivers filtered air through a face visor and is designed to help wearers avoid breathing polluted air in urban environments.
The UK firm cited World Health Organisation (WHO) figures estimating nine in 10 people globally breathe air that exceeds its guidelines on pollutant limits, while around 100 million people in Europe are said to be exposed to long-term noise exposure above its recommended level.
The headphones are the result of six years’ development and more than 500 prototypes, Dyson said.
Compressors in each ear draw air through built-in filters and project two streams of purified air to the wearer’s nose and mouth through the visor.Continue reading… “Dyson unveils futuristic headphones that double as air purifier”