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A Low-cost, Portable and Wireless Environmental Pollution Exposure Detection Device Using a Simple Arduino-based System

Shang-Chang Ho and Yao-Chin Wang

(Received January 14, 2019; Accepted March 7, 2019)

Keywords: portable, environmental pollution, wireless, Arduino-based

Air pollution causes poor air quality and visibility reduction, which will affect traffic safety and life quality. Progressive technologies provide people a comfortable life, but also bring some kind of pollution, and endanger the health of the human body. The low air quality caused by air pollution and related diseases caused by ultraviolet light are all major contributors to environment and have an impact to long-term health. Especially, it impacts persons in hospitals, schools, factories, and other living spaces. The related applications of portable devices are no longer confined to Internet of Things (IoT) services. Many providers are committed to provide various applications and bring more commercial possibilities with portable devices. With new kinds of products, more emphasis has been placed on consumer experience and human-related applications. This research is focused on developing a portable wireless environmental and medical assistance sensing system. It is a sensing system that combines airborne particle measurement, temperature and humidity measurement, UV measurement, and wireless function. It can be placed in any workplace or home environment for real-time measurement and with IoT. The developed device can upload data to remote servers, and one can check that using laptops, computers, and smart phones. While the environmental warning light is active, you are prepared and protected by yourself.

Corresponding author: Yao-Chin Wang




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