Razer is known as the world-leading company specializing in the production of hardware, electronics and lifestyle accessories for the gamers. Although recently they have shown that they can react to the changing circumstances and know how to take advantage of the current pandemic situation. In their apparel section, as soon as the COVID-19 became a problem on a global scale, masks of different styles have occurred. Customers are able to choose between typical surgical, single-use ones, but can also get something fancier, with Razer logo, specific for the company design and of course reusability possibility.
But now, while the pandemic seems to last longer than we have expected, why do not create some item that will be strictly designed in order to give the user best possible quality of protection against the virus. And that’s how the Project Hazel came into being. As Razer states, this is a prototype of the smartest face mask that was ever created. The product will be fully made of scratch-resistant and waterproof plastic, which additionally will be recycled. The second most visible element of the mask, just after the main shell, are two circular zones equipped with removable filters on both sides.
When it comes to the safety aspect, every mask will be equipped with N95 surgical respirator, which is certified as the one filtrating 95% of particles that want to cross it like bacteria, pathogens and of course COVID-19 virus. Moreover, both breathed in and exhaled air will be purified due to the active ventilation system. User will be able to easily change the filters of ventilators which are capable of all-day usage because of efficient battery. So, as we can notice, maintaining hygiene won’t be a problem here.
Razer also found out how to boost the comfort of social contacts with other people while wearing their mask. It is equipped with low-light mode, so when the sensor determines that it is already dark enough, the smile of speaking person will be lighted up. In connection with the transparent material showing the mouth, it is a combo that will add simple naturalness of the conducting conversation. To enhance it even more, built-in microphones and amplifier of the sound will take care of proper loudness of the speech. Producent also ensures that despite all these technological features mask will be comfortable to carry on the face.
What is more, every mask will come with a special case with a built-in wireless charger and UV light in order to kill all potentially dangerous to human health bacteria and simply sterilize the device after usage. Razer didn’t forget about beloved by the fans – Chroma lightning. This RGB will let the customer personalise the face mask by choosing one of the 16.8 million colours and accompanying it lightning effect.
The date of release and price are not known yet. For sure, such useful and safety guaranteeing during prevailing COVID-19 gadget will be pricy and only real tech lovers will be willing to buy it. However, let’s hope that Project Hazel will become reality because it would surely brighten up a bit this pandemic time with its RGB glare!