In a video shared by Anand Mahindra on Twitter, a man is talking about a unique T-shirt that inflates under water and can protect children from head injuries. Mahindra wrote in the caption, “It may not win the Nobel Prize, but it is worth more than those inventions for me, because as a grandfather of two young children, their well-being and safety is my top priority.”
In the video, a man dresses a small child-sized mannequin in a T-shirt and throws it swiftly into a small pool of water. Air fills the mannequin’s T-shirt and it floats up. This unique t-shirt has been developed by a French company named Floaty.
This may not get a Nobel prize but it ranks higher than those inventions for me. Because as the grandfather of two young kids, their wellbeing & safety is my highest priority. ???????????????????????? @Rainmaker1973 , pic.twitter.com/ZaSyVMqZG9
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) May 25, 2023
According to Floatee, the t-shirt protects kids from drowning and most importantly, from injuries that could result from hitting the surface if they fall in the pool. The company says that hand bands or swimming vests also prevent drowning, which cannot be used outside the water and at the same time they prove to be useless if they fall headlong underwater, but Floaty’s T- The shirt can be worn in casual environments and also inflates when dropped in the pool, protecting children from injury or drowning.
The video has been viewed more than 3 million times on Twitter so far. This unique T-shirt by Floaty is priced at 149 Euros (Rs 13,000 approximately).
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