Published On: Sat, Mar 31st, 2018

PiCO smart mini air quality monitor using Amazon Alexa and IFTTT

A development group based in Seoul have developed a new pocket air quality monitor, aptly named the PiCO, that’s capable of detecting PM10 and PM2.5 first-rate dust, VOCs or volatile organic Compounds and CO₂eq or Carbon dioxide concentrations, in addition to supplying the contemporary temperature and humidity in your area.

PiCO Smart Mini Air Quality Monitor Design

The PiCO is an advanced smart air quality display that measures 48 x 48 x 18.5mm and weighs 42g. As we will see from the pictures, the monitor shows off a light-weight and extremely compact look design, so you can effects use it in any room or take it with you anywhere you go.


PiCO Smart Mini Air Quality Monitor Features

The sensor technology integrated into the PiCO includes a MEMS metal-oxide gas Sensor and CMOSens Sensor, and Laser Particle Sensor so that it will accurately measure a complete variety of harmful substances within the air such as VOCs, and CO2 eq (carbon dioxide) concentrations and tell you the temperature and humidity. PiCO has additionally partnered with BreezoMeter, a worldwide carrier that video display units air pollutants and gives an AQI (air fine index), allowing customers to screen air first-class and climate which has been collated by way of satellites, weather stations and traffic control centres spherical the world.

More importantly, as a smart air exceptional display, the PiCO helps Amazon Alexa and IFTTT. This means you may remotely control it with your voice and it may engage with smart home gadgets consisting of humidifiers, air purifiers and air conditioners. Further, the air first-rate display is powered by your hone or a portable power bank instead of integrated battery.

PiCO Smart Mini Air Quality Monitor Price

PiCO is now available to back via Indiegogo with pledges starting from just $99.99 for early-bird backers, imparting a 33 percent saving off the recommended retail fee. If all goes properly and the marketing campaign is a hit delivery is expected to start during April 2018. Also check out eLichens digital air quality indicator unveiled at biggest tech conferences.