Better known for his , and other bladeless fans, enters a new market. The brand has just introduced on-ear headphones with active noise cancellation from which rises before the mouth and using a contactless visor. It is able to filter urban pollution, in particular by delaying , and others . The ergonomics of the Dyson Zone are inspired by a horse saddle, so the weight is distributed on both sides of the head instead of on top. The set is pretty impressive, but the design and chrome finish probably won’t piss off a (former) Daft Punk. Recall that the company this concept in early 2020.
says he spent six years developing this helmet and made over 500 prototypes. “ The project started with a hint resembling a tube dispersing purified air, connected to a bag contain the engine and internal mechanisms “, – says the manufacturer. The built-in compressors in each earpiece suck in air as it passes through two-layer filters. The purified air is then sent to the nose and mouth through the visor.
Protection against ultrafine particles and nitrogen and sulfur dioxide
According to Dyson, the helmet uses ” media filter negatively charged » and layer ” potassium enriched » the ability to capture fine particles such as brake dust, , industrial, as well as dioxides and from .
On the audio side, Dyson says it used speakers. whose qualities are recognized at the level and linearity of sound. The manufacturer promises precise balance between right and left and much less distortion than the human ear can detect as well as optimal active noise cancellation. So many claims that will need to be verified, in particular with regard to noise levels . The Dyson Zone will go on sale in 2023. Its price has not yet been announced, but given the high positioning of Dyson, we can expect a high price.
Against pollution and viruses, Dyson is working on an air-purifying headset
Article by Fabrice Auclair, 02/05/2020
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 surrounding air. fans and fit into headphones and the assembly can move over two liters of purified air per second.
British appliance company Dyson, best known for its bagless vacuum cleaners, may launch portable air purifiers.filed with the UK Patent Office. Documents released on January 29 were found .
In addition to its famous vacuum cleaners, Dyson also makes home and office air purifiers, which are a growing success in Asia. Faced with demand, the manufacturer seems to have decided to release a portable version integrated intosupra- or parotid, which therefore covers the ears. Each of the two headphones includes a motor and a 35-40mm fan that rotates at 12,000 rpm. It is understandable that it is difficult to imagine the serene enjoyment of 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 of purified air per second
Each earphone includesand thus filters up to 1.4 liters of air per second (2.8 liters in total). connected by two arches, one of which is located on the head and the other is located in front of the mouth to transmit an air flow that provides 2.4 liters per second. .
The patent does not specify the type of filter used, but it may also refer tothis . Such a device could be very successful in China, where pollution but also in the case how is it with . However, it’s important to note that this is just a patent and so this helmet could be a simple line of research leading not to a single day to a final product.