Fri. Aug 12th, 2022

You have free access to all the articles of the Observer for being our subscriber. The new headphones from Dyson, a company known for selling vacuum cleaners, have a design that will make you look like a villain — Bane (“Batman”), Immortan Joe (“Mad Max”) or Hannibal Lecter (“Silence of the Lambs”). They are called Dyson Zone and they have, in addition to the common things in these sound equipment – ​​such as noise cancellation technology –, an air purifier that covers the user’s mouth. “As the world’s urban population continues to grow, the The World Health Organization (WHO) calculates that 9 out of 10 people in the world breathe air that exceeds the limits of pollutant emissions of the WHO guidelines”, justifies Dyson, in a statement, as one of the reasons for launching this peculiar product.

Dyson Zone offers immersive audio and protection from unwanted urban noise thanks to active noise canceling (ANC), low distortion and a neutral frequency response, faithfully replicating the music or audio as intended by the creator.” , says the company.

Dyson explains that, initially, the device used “a mouthpiece similar to the one used in the snorkel [desporto aquático]” and that it was “equipped with a backpack to house the engine and the internal mechanisms”. However, this final version has two compressors and uses an “effective visor without full contact with the face and which provides a brand new mechanism for delivering clean air”. have a confirmed release date and recommended price. PUB • CONTINUE READING BELOW