IoT Key to Reducing Air Quality Related Deaths in Scottish Cities
Each year, an estimated 1700 people have their life expectancy cut short in Scotland because of poor air quality.
IoT-based sensor technologies provide an efficient and effective way to monitor, measure and report environmental factors, such as temperature, humidity, pressure and primary air pollutants in cities and buildings. Making it easier and quicker to access real-time and actionable data that enhances the citizen experience, alerting operators and local authorities to take preventative action to reduce air pollution and promote improved health and wellbeing.
North’s Technical Director Alasdair Rettie recently talked to the Scotsman about how adopting IoT-based air quality monitoring could enable Local Authorities to reduce premature deaths caused by air pollution.
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