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.
- AWARD WINNING 3D PRINTER: 2018-2020 PCMag Editors' Choice Award. 2019 All3DP Best 3D Printer for Schools Award
- RELIABLE AND PRECISE PRINTING: 50 Micron layers (1/20th mm). Internally tested by Bosch (+800 hours) for safety and performance and 3rd party tested by UL
- WINDOWS, MACOS, CHROMEBOOK AND IPAD COMPATIBLE with cloud-based software included
- NETWORK FRIENDLY with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and USB connectivity. Also equipped with static IP and Proxy for quick and easy network set-up
- WORLD-CLASS LIFETIME DREMEL CUSTOMER SUPPORT located in Racine, WI.
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