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Hong Kong Provides Real-time Pollution Levels via an App

Matt Ball on December 8, 2013 - in Environment, Sensors

Smartphone users will soon be able to find out how bad the air is where they are living, using an app to be launched at the end of the month.

The app will offer users real-time alerts on air quality in their vicinity and in other districts across the city, and advice on whether they should stay indoors at times of high pollution.

The smartphone app is one of the initiatives from the Environmental Protection Department that alert residents to their level of their exposure to air pollution as air-quality objectives are raised.

Read more via South China Morning Post

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