Air quality is one thing that we all probably are worried about in the contemporary times. Certain cities in the world have alarming rates of pollution. A portable, wearable gadget to clean air will be a relief for many of us.
Some facts about air pollution
If you think that it’s been just a couple of years that the air pollution has increased to the level that it is harmful to us, think again. The great smog of London killed eight thousand people in 1952. Coming back to the present time, the air people breathe in New Delhi, the capital of India, is four times more than the safe limits. It is estimated that the same country has about 30 million people suffering from Asthma, which is more than the total population of many countries.
In America, about 25 million are asthmatic, pollution in air can cause a number of diseases ranging from asthma to lung cancer. Approximately, 25,000 people die in California each year due to air pollution. The medical expenses incurred due to the diseases caused by air pollution in California alone are close to $200 million. Unless some stern steps are taken,air pollution is bound to increase seeing the way things are going. Isn’t it obvious that we need an air purifier?
What does iBreathe do?
Well, it’s a small gadget, about 12.5 cm long and 4 cm wide, which can easily fit in your pocket and go anywhere with you. Sensors within the gadget measure and sense the air quality and the gadget purifies the air around you in a flash. The bacteria, dust particles and other allergens are destroyed in the air around you.
The gadget has the potential to clean up to8m2 air around you in the outdoors and up to 20m2 in the indoors. The device runs on a battery that can power it up to eight hours on a single charge.
A few morefeatures of the device
You can use the gadget in the car as it connects with the 12V charger in the car. In a traffic jam, pollution sneaks inside a car and can make the air inside ten times more polluted than the normal city air. When the gadget finds the air around it clean, it sleeps down.
It is compatible with a smart App, which is available for iOS and Android users. You can check the air pollution around you through the application.
There is dire need for gadgets like these, changing the environment around us can give us a better health and add a couple more years to our life. Try the iBreathe and feel the change in your health.
Source : Indiegogo.Com