much better than a simple cloth

Technology against corona

September 13, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Reading time: 1 Minute

The smartphone for 1000 euros in your pocket, but only a cloth flap or a T-shirt on your face? With these high-tech masks you protect yourself and others better against infections.

Atmoblue, for example, is much more advanced than a surgical mask. Atmoblue, for example, is much more advanced than a surgical mask.

Atmoblue, for example, is much more advanced than a surgical mask. (Source: YouTube screenshot)

Coronavirus has been going on all our lives since the spring. Everyday masks, made mostly of cloth, have slowed the spread of the virus, most scientists say, some believe it brings adventurous ideas.

Above all, these simple masks prevent those who are already infected from releasing the virus into the air and thus to other people when they breathe out or speak. However, they only protect the mask wearer to a limited extent, as viruses can basically penetrate the physical barrier.

Gold rush mood on Kickstarter and Co.

After one country after another introduced mask requirements, the time has come for inventors and technology freaks – but also for windy business people.

On the one hand, masks with forged seals and certificates were and are in circulation that do not achieve the desired protective effect. On the other hand, crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo are attracting a lot of new types of masks whose manufacturers want to kill the virus with high tech. We present them to you in the series of images listed below. If you want to know more about a mask, you can find more information at the link in the gallery.

Daily and high-tech corona masks

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In this gallery we present you different masks. It starts with the widely acclaimed LEAF mask. The LEAF mask is transparent, so … (Source: LEAF / Indiegogo)

Danger: Crowdfunding campaigns are always associated with risks. Before buying a mask, find out about the supplier at Kickstarter or Indiegogo. Is this his first project? Are the projects that have already been completed comparable, do they also come from the medical field? Is there already a prototype?

Regardless of this, we cannot make any statement at this point about the protective effect of the nose covers, medical masks or half masks shown here. This explains in a nutshell the protective effect of different types of masks Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices in this phase.

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