Sunday August 9, 2020

Tycoon Ganley developing wearable air respirator

The Irish telecoms businessman has set up new firm Airovis to develop the device, which he says he ‘might or might not kick off later this year’

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

2nd August, 2020
Declan Ganley: said the device was still at an ‘experimental’ stage Picture: Michael Dillon

Declan Ganley, the Irish telecoms millionaire, is developing a new head-worn air respirator that is being advertised as having both military and civilian applications.

Ganley, who was recently described by the New Yorker magazine as “an enigmatic Irish businessman with an uncanny ability to spot markets before they materialise”, has set up a new company called Airovis to develop what he describes as a positive pressure-powered air respirator.

According to the company’s website,...

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