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Couriers on pollution watch

According to IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, bicycle couriers in Cambridge, United Kin...

January 22, 2008   Canadian Consulting Engineer

According to IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, bicycle couriers in Cambridge, United Kingdom are helping to detect air pollution in the city through a tiny censor attached to a cell phone. The equipment was created by a computer scientist at Cambridge University. As the courier cycles around the city, the sensor-cell phone continuously transmit data on pollution levels back to a research laboratory.


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