One year before the coronavirus outbreak, the US-based startup Atmos has presented a rather expensive chargeable mask. Their solution is 50 times better than the market-leading sports air filtration masks at stopping particulate matter from being inhaled. Also, it provides a continuous flow of cool, clean air to breathe naturally.
But the weather pollution was too bad in North America or EU, and people were not interested in wearing masks. But after the Coronavirus outbreak, wearing mask becomes mandatory in many countries. In this situation, spending money on masks is more reasonable for people.
This is a massive opportunity for tech companies to design smart maks. They can combine headphones with masks or add more computing power to mask designers. Mask as a smart wearable. It can combined with sensors for tracking the health condition of users.