The two masks (called apple face mask and apple clearmask, respectively) were developed by apple for the first time for its employees. The company has previously developed a face mask for medical staff and distributed millions of masks to them. < / P > < p > Apple told employees that the masks were developed by the company’s engineering and industrial design team, which designs products such as the iPhone iPad. According to the introduction, apple face mask has three layers of filter cloth to filter particles. Apple told employees that the apple face mask can be cleaned and reused up to five times. < p > < p > Apple said the masks were designed and produced entirely by the company. The company said it had conducted detailed research and testing to find the right material for air filtration without affecting the supply chain of medical personal protective equipment. Another type of mask is clearmask, which is the first transparent medical mask approved by the U.S. Food and drug administration, apple told employees. The mask can show the whole face, so people with hearing impairment can better understand what the wearer is saying. SpaceX beat blue origin and Northrop Grumman to win a $316 million air force contract