AirBase Systems is an Israeli start-up that developed a low cost, easy to use air quality sensors unit (market price around $500). The monitoring unit can be used indoors and outdoors. The system is currently equipped to measure levels of Ozone, NO2, Total VOC, TSP – Total Suspended Particles, Noise, Relative Humidity and Temperatures. Other stressors can be added to the unit, such as Odor, Light, SO2 The highly compact sensors are stored in a “home router” like box that is simply powered-in and hooked to the internet (Wi-Fi or GSM) – just plug & play. Immediately after it is connected, the sensors are operative, sending a pulse of information every 20 second. Any deviation from the allowed (or inputted) exposure standard will generate an immediate alert.
In the spatial application, the sensors are connected via the Internet onto a city-wide or country-wide network. This network continuously gauges air contaminants information. With this deployed network, Airbase will aggregate data, analyze it and deliver alerts through a friendly user interface in a variety of channels and forms, including the internet (open GIS), mobile devices and apps. The operating cost varies according to the size of the network. Airbase’s revolutionary patent pending technology will enable its users to become far more aware of the quality of the air they inhale and will equip its users with the practical tools to protect their health.
AirBase is a solution that offers comprehensive answers to the most crucial mobile challenges offering: precise information; full coverage – outdoors and indoors; personal guidelines and feedbacks; centralization and simple – highly accessible sensors per unit price.
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