Better known for his over-ear headphones with active noise reduction with a d’ which comes to stand in front of the mouth and using a contactless visor. It is capable of filtering urban pollution, in particular by retaining , and others . The ergonomics of the Dyson Zone are inspired by a horse saddle, so that the weight is distributed on either side of the head and not on top. The set is quite imposing but the design and the chrome finish would probably not displease the (ex) Daft Punk. Remember that the company has this concept in early 2020., and other bladeless fans, enters a new market. The brand has just presented the
says he spent six years developing this helmet and made more than 500 prototypes. “ The project started with tip resembling a snorkel diffusing the purified air, associated with a bag to contain the engine and internal mechanisms “says the manufacturer. Built-in compressors in each earcup draw in air as it passes through dual-layer filters. Purified air is then channeled to the nose and mouth through the visor.
Protection against ultra fine particles and nitrogen and sulfur dioxides
According to Dyson, the helmet uses a ” filter media negatively charged » as well as a layer of « potassium enriched » capable of trapping fine particles such as brake dust, , industrial as well as the dioxides of and of .
For the audio part, Dyson says it used speakers at the whose qualities are recognized at the level of the and linearity of sound. The manufacturer promises a “ precise left-right balance and significantly less distortion than can be detected by the human ear as well as optimal active noise reduction. So many assertions which will need to be verified, in particular with regard to the noise level of the . The Dyson Zone will be marketed in 2023. Its price has not yet been announced but given Dyson’s high-end positioning, we can expect a high price.
Against pollution and viruses, Dyson is working on an air purifying headset
Article by Fabrice Auclert, 02/5/2020
As the sale of masks explodes across the planet to protect against, Dyson has filed a patent for an audio headset capable of purifying the ambient air. The fans and the are placed in the headphones, and the assembly can propel more than two liters of purified air per second.
UK home appliance company Dyson, best known for its bagless vacuum cleaners, may launch portable air purifiers, according to filed with the UK Patent Office. The documents, which were released on January 29, were spotted by .
In addition to its famous vacuum cleaners, Dyson also produces air purifiers for the home or offices which are enjoying growing success in Asia. Faced with demand, the manufacturer seems to have decided to produce a portable version, integrated into asupra- or circum-aural, which therefore covers the ears. Each of the two headphones incorporates a motor and a 35-40mm fan that spins at 12,000 revolutions per minute. Clearly, it’s hard to imagine serenely enjoying his music with such a roar.
A hoop is placed in front of the mouth to breathe purified air. © Dyson
Up to 2.4 liters per second of purified air
Each earphone incorporates, and thus filters up to 1.4 liters of air per second (2.8 liters in total). The are connected by two arches, one which is positioned on the head, and the other which is placed in front of the mouth to convey the flow of air, delivering 2.4 liters per second .
The patent does not specify the type of filter used, but it might as well deal with thethat . Such a device could be very successful in China where pollution is but also in case of as currently with . However, it is important to note that this is only a patent, and therefore that this helmet could be a simple line of research without leading one day to a finalized product.