Know­ing the air qual­ity in your neigh­bour­hood

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httpWLLwww.lvaqi.orgLOMNPL Lit­tle sil­lage Air nu­al­ity fni­tia­tive is an in­ter­est­ing open source pro­ject that aims to mea­sure and vi­su­alise the air qual­ity in an area. The pro­ject is still un­der de­vel­op­ment EXW WKH FRQFHSW LV LQWHUHVWLQJ DQG GH­fiQLWHOy LQVSLUDWLRQDO – worth help­ing or giv­ing an in­de­pen­dent try. The LsAnf uses mul­ti­ple sen­sors pro­grammed to col­lect data on the lev­els RI FDUERQ PRQRxLGH DQG QLWURJHQ GLRxLGH, WHPSHUDWXUH, hu­mid­ity, etc, in re­alJ­time. sisu­al­i­sa­tions writ­ten in CHH us­ing open­crame­works will be used to con­vert the data into graph­i­cal rep­re­sen­ta­tions. There will be mul­ti­ple oasp­berry Pi com­put­ers with dis­plays set up in pub­lic lo­ca­tions to dis­play the air qual­ity vi­su­al­i­sa­tions to help peo­ple un­der­stand the lev­els of pol­lu­tion bet­ter.

The open twist: The board has been de­signed us­ing bagle CAD soft­ware and made with a CkC en­grav­ing ma­chine. ft is now ready for silkJscreen­ing and man­u­fac­ture, and will be re­leased as open hard­ware.

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