They pay to know their particulate matter!!

They pay to know their particulate matter!!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Open-Data | No Comments

An extremely well-framed article by Jayshree Nandi on  how people are gradually becoming aware and concerned towards the quality of air that they are breathing as well as their eagerness to assess the condition through numbers. The story is a very good pointer to the fact that the way the state regulatories are focused and approaching the issue […]

Shenzhen Workshop Event 2016

Shenzhen Workshop Event 2016

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Event | No Comments

The workshop on Environment Monitoring Devices at Chaihou Makerspace was a success. The crowd was super-excited to get their hands on the AirOwls.  Jian a fellow participant in the workshop and a hardware enthusiast was thrilled getting a chance to assemble the AirOwl at the workshop. Cheryl gave an excellent suggestion during the event of […]

Shenzhen Calling: Environment Monitoring Hackathon 2016

Shenzhen Calling: Environment Monitoring Hackathon 2016

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Event | No Comments

11th June, 2016 will be a very exciting day to watch out for and personally speaking I cannot contain my excitement. Shenzhen Innovation Lab, Seeed Studio and India Open Data Association together are organizing a Hackathon event on Environment Monitoring.  Environmental concern is becoming a global pandemic and it is time for all of us to […]

Is the DIY Ecosystem Ready To Scale?

Is the DIY Ecosystem Ready To Scale?

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Event | No Comments

Shenzen, China – June 2015 Ulrike Reinhard, one of our consultants of this project, went to Shenzen Maker Faire in June 2015. This Maker Faire was initiated a few years ago by SEEED studio, our hardware partner. SEEED is the biggest open hardware platform (online) in the world and also the biggest driver of DIY […]

Environment Monitoring Kits

Environment Monitoring Kits

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in Device | No Comments

Our Environment Monitoring Kits (EMK) include an ARDUINO board and the following sensors to measure temperature, humidity, pressure, oxygen, carbon dioxide, air quality, dust (PPM), multi gas (Ammonia, NO2, CO), UV and sound. Every component is open source hardware. We assembled them and the current data is sent via SIM card to the server. Some […]

Getting ready for launch

Getting ready for launch

Our team arrived back in Nashik on August 23, 2015 to get the environment boxes assembled and installed all over Nashik, and to launch this website. The schedule was tough since we’ve faced huge problems getting all the components in from our vendor SEEED in China. Custom clearings – mildly speaking – was a desaster. […]