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Company creates mechanical face mask to allow wearers to eat without taking it off

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Lastly, a mask is coming for individuals who plan to do extra than simply drink their meals.

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Meir Gitelis, co-developer of an Israeli company, eats while wearing a mask fitted with a mechanical mouth that opens to enable diners to eat without taking it off.

Avtipus Patents and Innovations has developed a mechanical face mask that might allow the wearer to open and shut the mouth so as to eat meals without having to take away it.

The Israeli firm created the protecting gear, which might be powered by a hand-controlled lever hooked up to the mask, as a means to allow diners to eat out whereas doubtlessly limiting the chance of contracting coronavirus.

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“The mask will be opened mechanically by hand remote or automatically when the fork is coming to the mask,” Asaf Gitelis, vp of Avtipus Patents and Innovations, mentioned on Monday as he demonstrated the gadget, Reuters reported.

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“Then you can eat, enjoy, drink and you take out the fork and it will be closed, and you’re protected against the virus and other people sitting with you,” he continued.

The slit within the mask seems massive sufficient to match a fork or different utensil by way of. Nonetheless, some handheld meals – like hamburgers or ice cream — could also be extra difficult to eat whereas sporting the mask.

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The corporate is planning to start manufacturing the specialty masks within the coming months.

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