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Small, Portable Sensors Allow Users to Monitor Exposure to Pollution on Their Smartphones


December 18, 2012

air quality reading transmitted to a smartphone Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have built a small fleet of portable pollution sensors that allow users to monitor air quality in real time on their smartphones. The sensors could be particularly useful to people suffering from chronic conditions, such as asthma, who need to avoid exposure to pollutants. CitiSense is the only air quality monitoring system that delivers real-time data to users' cellphones and home computers--at any time. Full Story

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