Designer and 3D-printing expert Danielle Baskin is offering custom N95 respirator masks that are not only smartphone-friendly, but protect against the coranovirus as well. Simply put, it prints a high-definition image of the mouth and nose onto disposable N95 respirator masks, thus enabling Facial ID software in the latest smartphones to recognize the wearer without them having to remove it. Read more for additional pictures and information.
So far, Ms. Baskin has received over 1,000 pre-orders for the “resting risk face” mask, including interest from the UK, US, and even parts of Asia amid the concern about a potential coronavirus pandemic. How much will it cost? Around $40 before shipping and / or taxes.
- PCMag 2018 Editors' Choice Award and Google for Education Partner – Dremel 3D45 3D Printer Kit
- Easily removable glass build plate heated up to 100°C and all metal 0. 4mm nozzle heated up to 280°C. Windows requirement-Windows (7,8,8.1,10). MAC requirement-Mac OS X Version 10.9+
- 5-inch full color touch screen with intuitive icons for easy setup and operation. Go from unboxing to your first print in less than 15 minutes
- Fully enclosed sturdy plastic design with a 6. 7" x 10" x 6" build volume for better prints, better safety and less chance for warping. A carbon filter and particulate filter are built-in as well
- Wi-Fi connectivity, built-in HD camera and included remote printing software so you can print and monitor your prints from anywhere. You can also print over a local network without internet, or via USB
After uploading your face, we use computational mapping to convert your facial features into an image printed onto the surface of N95 surgical masks without distortion. Our printer uses inks made of natural dyes. It’s non-toxic and doesn’t affect breathability. You can use your mask for everyday life as a barrier for airborne particle droplets,” according to the website.
Made this service that prints your face on an N95 mask, so you can protect people from viral epidemics while still being able to unlock your phone.
— Danielle Baskin (@djbaskin) February 15, 2020