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A “Smart” Vest That Detects the Presence of Air Pollutants
Posted By Diane Pham On March 21, 2010 @ 9:00 am In Accessories and Fashion,Air quality,Design,Environment,sustainable style sundays | No Comments
With all of today’s air pollutants compromising our health , what’s one to do to avoid finding themselves in toxic peril? While you could go coal miner’s style carrying a canary around with you, we instead suggest throwing on a Detectair . Through an Arduino  microcontroller and sensor technologies, this cowl-neck vest is able to mimic the way you breathe based on your surrounding environment. If you happen to walk into an unhealthy airspace, the vest sniffs out the noxious culprits and sets off flashing LEDs and vibrating inserts teling you it’s time to go.
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 compromising our health: http://www.inhabitots.com/2009/01/23/automotive-pollution-and-our-kids’-health/
 Detectair: http://www.fashioningtech.com/profiles/blogs/detectair-an-ecowearable-that
 Arduino: http://www.arduino.cc/
 READ MORE AT ECOUTERRE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/14541/the-detectair-is-a-smart-vest-that-sniffs-out-air-pollutants/
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