Gallery: The Air Quality Egg Enables You to Monitor Air Pollution Insid...

 

If you’re worried about your city’s air quality, unfortunately checking the stats on local air reports won’t do you much good. The air pollution data collected by the government is by and large taken from remote areas and applied at a regional level — so for those concerned about pollution and mitigating its health risks, there’s not much to be done with the faulty information. To help empower citizens when it comes to improving the air in their cities, a team of innovators have created the Air Quality Egg system, a sensor system that allows individuals to collect very high resolution readings of NO2 and CO concentrations outside of their home, and share it with other inhabitants via the web.

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