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The 5th SMOGGIE

When I designed the “uRADMonitor SMOGGIE”, I was trying to find a solution for the uniformity problem of the uRADMonitor network. The sensors were present mainly in developed areas, leaving in the dark various other places on Earth. The resulting map matched the Facebook Graphs or the Electric Lights viewed from Space. I think we […]

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Another Smoggie Firmware guide (MacOS)

This Guide is written for MacOS users, however, there is a dedicated Firmware Update Guide for other platforms. What do we need?1. Smoggie hardware. (Smoggie-PM, Smoggie-CO2, and Smoggie-Gas)2. The provided USB cable (or any usb cable that also has data transfer capability).3. The new firmware. For this contact support (send the model and the serial number printed on the device or […]

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The 4th uRADMonitor SMOGGIE

From day one, uRADMonitor aimed to give people open, comparable and uniform environmental data across large areas. Some time with this project and it became evident that spreading the network uniformly across the world is going to be a challenge. This was mainly due to economic differences of the various countries in the world. Simply […]

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Compact PM sensors: Plantower PMSA003

The PMSA003 is one of the smallest laser scattering particulate matter sensors available on the market today. The manufacturer, Plantower, has built a reputation with their robust sensors widely used in applications worldwide. Various labs tested their performance against reference stations and came to positive conclusions in regards to the accuracy of these sensors. Some […]

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The Easy Smoggie Firmware guide

The initial article about Smoggie firmware upgrade uses a Python script to install the firmware. This can be too much for the usual Joe user, so here is, I hope, a simpler way. What do we need?1. Smoggie hardware. (Smoggie-PM, Smoggie-CO2, and Smoggie-Gas)2. The provided USB cable + a Windows-running computer.3. The new firmware. For […]

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Smoggie Firmware Update

Smoggie is the recent uRADMonitor product based on a versatile compact platform that can handle multiple sensors, making space for several Smoggie based products depending on what they measure. Currently the list includes the Smoggie-PM, the Smoggie-CO2 and the Smoggie-GAS for Particulate Matter (PM1/PM2.5/PM10), Carbon Dioxide and toxic Gases. They all share similar form-factor and […]

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uRADMonitor SMOGGIE

The uRADMonitor network reached 1k units worldwide back in September 2018 during the ASIC conference in Oakland US. It was becoming clear that Air Quality monitoring is a major concern with various implementations happening thanks to recent advancements in sensors and IOT technologies. Our portfolio of products already covered multiple scenarios both in terms of […]

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