Monitoring Air Quality from public buses
iKaaS set out to provision a secure, robust and scalable multi-cloud platform, identifying a set of use cases (5 in total) in the broader smart cities/homes area, calling for the joint consideration of IoT, Big Data and Cloud challenges. In the working package destined to minimize the effects of pollution and pollen the first action they take was to reduce the exposure to them through the Service for Environmental Health offering a real time information about the levels of pollution and pollen and their distribution into Madrid City.
Contribution coordination: Service of Environmental Health in Madrid
Via tender, Kunak supplied to EMT (Madrid Municipality Transportation Company) and ATOS with 1 mobile and 2 fixed Air Quality monitors (Kunak AIR model) with GPRS communications for the monitoring of parameters of polluting gases and particles (CO, NO, NO2, O3, PM1, PM2.5, PM10, temperature, relative humidity and atmospheric pressure) of the city of Madrid for its installation in official stations of the City Council and in urban buses and for the integration of data via API in its Smart Mobility platform.
These new sensors, combined with the already deployed environmental network of sensors of Madrid Region and Madrid City Council, will feed to iKaaS system with data, in it will make possible to provide real-time information to citizens and through Big Data analysis capabilities of iKaaS build a new source of knowledge about pollution, pollen «and» citizens, «for» citizens.
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