Yep, you read that title right. To combat the onset dengue season, LG just announced the Mosquito Away Residential Air Conditioner, a new type of aircon that can fight mosquitoes. This AC boasts having ultrasonic wave technology that makes inaudible u-wave at a specific frequency of over 30kH. The said wave can eliminate mosquitoes including dengue-causing ones, but is completely harmless to humans.
To prove that it does the job well, The anti-dengue air conditioner has been tested by Dr. Pio A. Javier, Research Professor of the Crop Protection Cluster of University of the Philippines, Los BaÃ±os. Test results showed that the LG RAC is capable of repelling indigenous mosquitoes, which includes the dengue-causing Aedes aegypti, at a rate of 82.71 percent.
No word has been mentioned about price or availability as of this writing for the new air conditioner.