The gaming peripherals company Razer had a surprising announcement as part of its E3 2021 Keynote live stream. Where the developer announced new details on Project Hazel, its N95 smart mask presented at CES 2021, as a concept before it is announced Actually do the mask in March.
Min-Liang Tan, CEO of Razer, confirmed that Project Hazel will be released later this year, with the first “supply drop” slated for early fourth quarter. Due to the high demand for the RGB smart mask, Tan confirmed that the company will have limited quantities of Project Hazel “right from the start”.
Although no release date has been confirmed, Tan did confirm that Project Hazel is sold exclusively on its website.
Once Razer begins making the masks, the company will implement a “sell by drop,” which means it will have a database of everyone interested in purchasing a Project Hazel mask and will notify those people when units are available for purchase.
Razer claims that Project Hazel is the smartest mask in the world. It is a reusable N95 respirator with disc-shaped ventilators, chroma RGB lighting, anti-fog coating and voice projection.
If, despite the release date in a few months, you’re interested in seeing what the mask would look like on you, Razer posted a filter on Instagram that allows you to use augmented reality to “try on” the mask.
If you want to be notified when Project Hazel is in stock, you can log in to Razer’s website now.
Razer CES 2021 – Project Hazel
In addition to Project Hazel updates, Razer has also announced three new products during his keynote, including a Razer Blade 14 with AMD processors, the first THX-certified monitor, and a 130W GaN charger.
Taylor is the Associate Tech Editor at IGN. You can follow her on Twitter @TayNixster.