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'This is no April Fools joke': Dyson DEFENDS new Bane-esque technology on Twitter

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Dyson unveiled a new product this week that has people scratching their heads. The new technology combines air filtration and noise-canceling headphones into a device that some on Twitter say looks like the mask worn by Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises."

The company set out to tackle the perceived need for breathing cleaner air, whether at home or on the go. Dyson Zone is a wearable device with a two-stage purification system capable of filtering city fumes and pollutants and a premium audio technology – delivering immersive, high-fidelity sound with advanced active noise-canceling to block unwanted disturbance.

After six years of research, Dyson produced 500 prototypes currently being tested.

Twitter responded to the new product with skepticism and wondered if Dyson went to elaborate lengths for an April Fools' joke. Dyson clarified, "This is no April fools joke.

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