Taking Space

The HabitatMap & AirCasting Blog

Month: October, 2014

Watch Our Kickstarter Video & Get An AirBeam

After more than 3 years of research and development and 6 prototypes, we finally cracked the code on bringing a low-cost, portable, accurate, open-source air quality monitor to market. We call it the AirBeam and it’s available starting today on Kickstarter. Watch our video here and get your AirBeam while supplies last! The AirBeam is [...]

AirBeam Technical Specifications, Operation & Performance

Hardware Specifications Weight: 7 ounces Particle Sensor: Shinyei PPD60PV Temperature & Relative Humidity Sensor: MaxDetect RH03 Bluetooth: Nova MDCS42, Version 2.1+EDR Microcontroller: Atmel ATmega32U4 Bootloader: Arduino Leonardo About the AirBeam HabitatMap worked with a community of scientists, educators, engineers, and other non-profits to create the AirBeam. The AirBeam measures fine particulate matter (PM2.5), temperature, and [...]