The Emergency Escape Filter, created by Hyun Yeol Shin, is a capsule that saves your life without even swallowing it. It works as a fire escape mask, nevertheless without the need to wear the actual full-face mask gear that can be time-consuming to use amidst a house fire or other fire-related emergencies.
The Emergency Escape Filter opens and clips onto the nose at both nostrils. The capsule has a filter inside with tiers of charcoal to get rid of the carbon dioxide and cleanse the air you are breathing as you steer through the smoke. Shin remarks that 80% of fire-related fatalities are the consequence of smoke inhalation, not heat or burning. And although fire masks and hoods can easily be bought and efficient, they are not always sensible, both when it comes to putting on instantly, and having on hand once a fire emergency occurs.
Along with its slide-and-clip functionality, the pill filter features a small shape and a pen clip on its section you can keep it in plain sight without consuming too much space.