Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc, has shared a short video on the well known social media platform Twitter. In the tweet, the senior executive provides an improved update to its current response to the ongoing crisis at hand.
The Cupertino based giant has particularly designed and easy to assemble Face Shield, which will ship to assorted locations that are fighting the recent Coronavirus pandemic at critical stages.
According to Cook, Apple has sourced extra than 20 million units of face mask through its different deliver chains across the globe. He said that the manufacturer is working with the varied governments to donate in locations with dire require. In addition, Apple is In addition working on launching “a company-wide effort delivering together smartphone designers, engineering, operations, packaging teams, and our suppliers to design, produce and ship face shields for health workers.”
Apple is dedicated to supporting the worldwide response to COVID-19. We’ve now sourced over 20M masks through our supply chain. Our design, engineering, operations and packaging teams are also working with suppliers to design, produce and ship face shields for medical workers. pic.twitter.com/3xRqNgMThX
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) April 5, 2020
In the video, Tim shares one this sort of face shield. It is built primarily from plastic based synthetics from the seems to be of it and is designed to fit all sizes. Apparently, the company has presently shipped its first batch to the Kaiser hospital in the Santa Clara Valley, US, this past week and the doctors’ reception was “very Great.” Other advantage of this face mask is packaging because it can fit about 100 into a single box as they are placed flat.
The assembly of the face shield requires just 2 minutes and has been sourced from both the US and China. Apple is planning on shipping more than one million of individuals by the end of this week, and further more million by the next week. As of instantly now, the face shields are available only in the US, but the company has aims on expanding and supplying another critical regions soon. The video was Additionally showcased appreciation for all these fighting the COVID-19 and the face shields have been made from them.