Tag: air pollution

Twitter and Paris’ Plume Labs launch pigeons with air pollution sensors over skies of London

Perhaps it was only a matter of time before Twitter actually started working with real, live birds. The company with a bird logo and that gave us the “tweet” has partnered with Plume Labs of Paris and DigitasLBi to launch a

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Will Big, Open Data Help Us Feel the Air?

This post is written by and contains the opinions of Christa Hasenkopf, co-founder of OpenAQ. Continue reading on Medium »

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A year in open data: Breathe Heathrow informs policy making

Access to data can bring objectivity and insight to highly polarised debates. By involving communities in collecting and publishing data, OpenSensors.io and the ODI demonstrated how both citizens and policy makers can become better informed about issues of local and

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Mongolians target open data to monitor choking air

Local people could use OpenAQ’s online system to assess conditions in their heavily polluted capital.

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What can Open data tell us about the air we are breathing?

Bristolians who worry about the air they are breathing whilst running or cycling can now discover the facts, thanks to open data. People can find out when the best times to go are and when pollution levels are at their

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Community sensors indicate high air pollution in Heathrow neighbourhoods

Startup OpenSensors.io calls for a democratisation of air quality data as project identifies Heathrow pollution exceeds EU limits Today, OpenSensors, an Internet of Things ODI Startup, has released alarming Heathrow air quality and noise figures, indicating possible effects on residents’

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Bristol bids to become the UK’s IoT capital as it wins prestigious EU award

Bristol submitted a bid this week to become the UK’s first Internet of Things (IoT) Demonstrator city region generating an investment of nearly £17 million if successful. The competition is delivered by Innovate UK on behalf of the Department for

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