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Category: Safety

This Cosmic Helmet Inspired by 1950’s Sci-Fi Comics Could Replace Face Masks

This is the iSphere, an astronaut-like helmet designed by Berlin-based art collective, Plastique Fantastique. It’s made out of two cosmic-like transparent hollow hemispheres that are joined together and cut to create an opening for the user’s head. Specially made for the COVID-19 pandemic, the iSphere is meant to avoid transmission.

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This New Tire Technology Warns Drivers of Dangerous Damage and Alerts Local Authorities with Your Location

Bridgestone has teamed up with IT giant Microsoft to create a new tire monitoring system that warns drivers of potentially dangerous damage as they occur in real-time – from potholes, curbs, bumps, and objects in the road. Besides measuring tire pressure and detecting defects, the system can also automatically alert local authorities to the location and warn other connected cars.

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Gym Reopens After COVID-19 Lockdown and Assigns Individual Exercise Pods to Each Customer

A gym in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles is reopening post-COVID-19, but it won’t look the same as it once did before the lockdown. Inspire South Bay Fitness has received a Coronavirus-preventing “make-over” and now requires its clients to sanitize their hands, have their temperature taken, sign a waiver, and be assigned to an individual “exercise pod.”

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This Heavy-Duty Biometric Outdoor Padlock Has Fingerprint Activation for Up to 10 Users

This is the Master Lock Biometric Padlock and it’s a heavy-duty padlock that uses fingerprint access for up to 10 users. This biometric padlock offers you and your family protection, plus you don’t have to worry about forgetting a combination or losing the keys – as they are literally your fingertips!

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This Portable Handwashing and Sanitizing Station Keeps On-the-Go Professionals Safe

Meet the ShoulderSink, “a portable hand hygiene solution” that’s essentially an easier and more cost-effective portable handwashing station for professionals on-the-go and those who work from their cars. The ShoulderSink holds soap, water, a paper, bin, and hand sanitizer/ethanol – everything you need to stay safe from germs and viruses, as recommended by WHO and CDC.

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This Face Mask Lets You Breathe Freely and Have Your Smile Seen

This is the Atmos, an air filtration face mask designed by Aō Air, a company that has New Zealand roots, but is based in Brooklyn, NY. Equipped with specialized fans, the Atmos uses PositivAir technology to create a positive pressure clean air environment that enables you to breathe freely. It also doesn’t require a seal around the mouth and nose.

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This Protective Fabric Uses Electrical Forces Capable of ‘Incapacitating Viruses,’ Such as COVID-19

When Coronavirus hit, the amazing capabilities of electroceutical fabrics came to mind for Chandan Sen, a surgeon, and director of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering at Indiana University. This powerful electroceutical wound healing dressing is capable of dismantling bacterial and fungal infections and incapacitating viruses, such as COVID-19.

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