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3M CEO expects Covid demand for the company’s N95 masks to be strong throughout 2021

3M CEO expects Covid demand for the company’s N95 masks to be strong throughout 2021

By: Kevin Stankiewicz
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: January 26th, 2021
3M Chairman and CEO Mike Roman said Tuesday the industrial giant anticipates demand for its N95 respirator masks to be robust throughout 2021, even as the administration of Covid vaccines drive hopes that the pandemic’s intensity will begin to wane.
Under Armour expects demand for sneakers, face masks to drive annual revenue

Under Armour expects demand for sneakers, face masks to drive annual revenue

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 30th, 2020
Under Armour Inc UA.NUAA.N forecast its annual revenue above Wall Street expectations on Friday, as a pandemic-driven trend to exercise outdoors resulted in a surge in demand for running shoes and face masks.
Detroit automakers keep masks on to keep the factories running

Detroit automakers keep masks on to keep the factories running

By: Joseph White
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 27th, 2020
Now, four months after a slow and sometimes bumpy restart in May, many General Motors Co GM.N, Ford Motor Co F.N and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV FCHA.MI factories are working at close to full speed, chasing a stronger-than-expected recovery in sales.
Nokia's COVID detection system automatically scans for temperature, mask

Nokia's COVID detection system automatically scans for temperature, mask

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 15th, 2020
Nokia has created an automated system that uses a thermal camera and real-time video analytics to determine if a person has COVID-19 symptoms and is wearing a mask, part of efforts to protect employees as they return to work.
Apple engineers designed a custom face mask for employees — take a look

Apple engineers designed a custom face mask for employees — take a look

By: Cory Stieg
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 28th, 2020
The custom face masks are intended for retail and corporate Apple employees to use to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Apple confirmed to Bloomberg on Sept. 9.
The evolution of face masks_ from pandemic necessity to human billboar

From pandemic necessity to human billboard—how face masks evolved into a must-have accessory

By: Lilly Smith
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: September 15th, 2020
It’s no longer just a medical device. Think of it as a tiny canvas for your face.
Uber extends mask selfie verification feature to riders

Uber extends mask selfie verification feature to riders

By: Tina Bellon
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) on Tuesday said it will roll out a global selfie feature to verify its ride-hail customers wear a mask, modeled after a similar feature introduced for drivers in mid-May.
How a Chicago restaurant’s mobile app doubles as contactless payment and delivery - NCR Corp.

Social Distancing & Face Coverings - Publix

By: Publix
Source: Publix
Publix wants to work together with it's customers to help limit the spread of COVID-19 by requiring face masks in their stores starting July 21.
MTA asks Apple's help to solve iPhone mask issues

MTA asks Apple’s help to solve iPhone mask issues

By: David Porter
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
New York’s mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to guard against the spread of the coronavirus in buses and subways.
Alaska Airlines will enforce face coverings- No mask, no travel, no exceptions

Alaska Airlines will enforce face coverings- No mask, no travel, no exceptions

By: Dominic Gates
Source: The Seattle Times
Date of Publication: August 5th, 2020
Starting Friday, all Alaska Airlines passengers age 2 and older will be required to wear a cloth mask or face covering over their nose and mouth as a safeguard against spreading the coronavirus — with no exceptions.