The dust is yet to settle!
February 13, 2020
It is that time of the year when the winter season is gradually loosening its grip over the northern hemisphere and the Sunrays have started to make their way through the thick atmosphere. In India, a change of season means a change in narrative. All the talk around pollution and its harmful effects will take a backseat while companies lay out their plans to give consumers a cooling relief. However, neglecting pollution is not at all a good idea and one should always be wary about it both outdoors and indoors.
If the weather is not smogy, doesn’t mean it is devoid of pollutants. The dust is always there, and the danger still looms. As per a recent report, air pollution costs India $150 billion every year and also accounts for a million premature deaths. The size of particulate matter is so small that it is non-existent to a naked eye but is penetrative enough to make its way to our lungs. So how do we fight a danger, we can’t see?
Enter – OMRON Air Quality Sensors, small but robust sensors to detect the presence of PM10 and PM2.5. The sensors can be embedded in different devices and applications to trigger corrective measures to tackle polluted air. The video explains more: