Face mask 2.0 for viral communication

FacemaskDonut Robotics – a Japanese venture founded in 2014 out of a garage in Fukuoka – has been inundated with enquiries from international marketing companies in the past few months.

What has got them excited is the CFace – a face mask that connects to a smartphone app over Bluetooth and can so far instantly transcribe speech from Japanese into text messages in eight different languages, including English.

For the full story, see the December 2020 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.