Whether you like it or not, this thing is about to get switched ON: »We talked to Sir James' US reps, and they are getting us a unit ASAP.
We have it on tape. Today, James Dyson (whose friends call him Sir) told us that Airblade would stomp the crap out of Mitsubishi's Jet Towel in a hand-drying face-off. Those are our words; you'll have to watch the video to see how the charming and diplomatic Englishman puts it. But while you watch, make sure you pay… »
Today, we caught up with revolutionary vacuum inventor and impresario James Dyson in a makeshift restroom at the AMC Theaters on 42nd St in New York. Dressed like an off-duty samurai, the smiley and recently knighted Sir James gave us a personal demo of his new hand-drying mechanism, the Airblade. Yes, you've seen… »
James Dyson, billionaire inventor of expensive vacuum cleaners, has time on his hands to worry about bathroom bacteria, so he created the Dyson Airblade, a supercharged hand dryer that pumps room-temperature air through a tiny slot at 400mph. Dyson claims the device uses a "windshield-wiper" effect, drying both hands… »