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OCTO® Respirator Mask featured in BBC

OCTO® Respirator Mask featured in BBC

Masks are everywhere. Reusable masks. Disposable masks. N95s and face shields and helmets. We’ve seen them all. But which ones actually work?

We recently sat down with BBC to talk about the current influx of high-tech helmets coming to the market. We were honored to be included in this story and have the chance to share our perspective. While we don’t believe helmets will become mainstream, we were admittedly impressed by the creators of these new helmets.

“Helmets have the advantage that they show people’s faces,” said OCTO Safety Devices co-founder Natasha Duwin. “You can see smiles and human expressions, and have a very strong sense of security.” 

However, a sharp look doesn’t equate to full protection. We love seeing innovation in this field, but ...

OCTO Respirator Mask Featured in Fast Company

OCTO Respirator Mask Featured in Fast Company

"After SARS, the government outlined ways the N95 needed to improve. The new OCTO Safety Device fixes most of those issues."

The COVID-19 pandemic propelled masks into mainstream culture. While many people are relying on ineffective fabric masks or reusable, outdated N95s, Fast Company spotlights the OCTO Respirator Mask (ORM) — a feat of science, design and safety that provides a true solution during global crisis. Testing to and surpassing all commonly held standard set by the N95 mask, ORM maintains easy breathability, offers true bi-directional protection to keep both the wearer and those around them sage, and starts killing pathogens on contact. Read more from Fast Company about how OCTO can protect you. 

https://www.fastcompany.com/90542976/this-reusable-mask-is-designed-to-fix-the-28-major-problems-with-the-n95