Razer Is Making Surgical Masks To Help Combat Covid-19

Razer Is Making Surgical Masks To Help Combat Covid-19
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Gaming hardware company Razer is getting into the medical supply business, pledging to manufacture and donate up to a million surgical masks to health authorities around the world to help combat the spread of covid-19.

In a Twitter thread posted earlier today Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan said the company’s engineers and designers have been working around the clock over the past several days to repurpose a portion of its existing manufacturing lines to produce surgical masks. The company plans to reach out to medical authorities and governments in countries where Razer has a presence in order to prioritise support and mask distribution where needed most.

Hopefully, these efforts are seen as an example and other companies follow suit. Also, I hope the masks are black with green logos and LED lighting.

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  • Good on them for being willing for forgoing profits for the greater good.

    On a different note, please do not purchase/ Use a surgical mask unless you are already infected. A surgical mask DOES NOT filter out the air you breathe in. If you want to filter the air you breathe in, buy a respirator. Although you will find that wearing a respirator for extended periods isn’t exactly the most comfortable thing.

    Leave the surgical masks for the people who need it, Not for you so you can give yourself a false sense of safety.

    • This right here.

      And the fact some hospitals have had to put supplies like this under guard because people started stealing them is absolutely pathetic.

  • The only downside is that the mask needs to be connected to the internet at all times to function, just like all their other peripherals.

  • That the same boss who yells and threatens his employees? “Working around the clock” might be a real bad thing…

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