According to foreign media reports, given the current world situation, it seems that masks will continue to tease people for a period of time, so you might as well take them to play. An independent game developer has launched jabbermask, a voice controlled wearable device with LEDs that can move in time as the wearer speaks, smile or display emoticons as needed. < / P > < p > jabbermask, created by game designer Tyler glaiel, has an RGB LED grid in front of it, and this blank canvas can be used to convey different messages. It can flash a love, an emoticon, or a simple word like “no” or “good.”. In order to show a smile quickly, the wearer just needs to make a bang on his lips. < / P > < p > but the most impressive thing is that it can receive the wearer’s voice and move the virtual mouth almost synchronously with the wearer. From the video, it’s very responsive, it can quickly switch between closing and opening. < / P > < p > jabbermask looks like a creative way to bypass some of the communication barriers in the new crown world. Humans are expressive creatures. Without those friendly smiles, it’s easy to think that everyone in the store hates you. Digital smiles can help. < / P > < p > at the same time, jabbermask can also be used as a protective mask. It is understood that the protective part of the wearable device is a simple cotton mask, and recent studies have shown that it is almost as effective as a surgical mask in preventing the spread of droplets. It can be removed from the electronics and cleaned. To keep it as light and comfortable as possible, there is a strap around the wearer’s head, and the battery pack is in the back. < / P > < p > jabbermask comes in three different versions, depending on how much the wearer wants to talk to passers-by. Among them, jabbermask Lite is the most basic model with a 6 × 6 LED grid, which can display mobile mouth and smile. It is powered by 4 AAAA batteries; jabbermask Deluxe upgrades the device to 8 × 8 LED grid and rechargeable battery; jabbermask Pro also supports emoticons, which can be controlled by Android and IOS applications. < / P > < p > currently, glaiel is looking for funds for jabbermask through KickStarter, a crowdfunding website. It is reported that from $29 for Lite, 49 for Deluxe and $69 for pro. If everything goes according to plan, the product will start shipping in May 2021. Google said the proposed media negotiation rules would put its free services in Australia at “risk”