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These Dyson inventions didn't make it to market (pictures)

Take a closer look at three Dyson prototypes that will never be.

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Megan Wollerton

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James Dyson wearing a prototype of the Dyson Halo N066 augmented reality headset.

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The headset from various angles.

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A front view of the headset.

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A sketch of Dyson Halo hardware.

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Another sketch of Dyson Halo hardware.

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A sketch of the headset.

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A sketch of the headset folded.

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A closeup of the headset.

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Dyson Halo components.

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A sketch of the Dyson Halo wearable controller.

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The headset's applications.

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Dyson's V4HF digital motor was  developed over the course of three years. The ten engineers working on the project wanted to create a smaller motor with enhanced performance for use in a hydrogen fuel cell.

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Dyson's Diesel Trap X007prototype may remind you of the brand's cyclonic vacuums.

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That's because Dyson wanted to apply its cyclone filter technology to diesel fuel engines to reduce air pollution (similar to the way it filters allergens when you're cleaning your floors).

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