AirQino is a high-precision environmental monitoring platform, developed by the National Research Council (CNR) in collaboration with TEA Group and Quanta Srl.
The project stems from the need to create a network of mobile stations for a more thorough air quality monitoring in urban areas, in agreement with the 2008/50/EC Directive, which acknowledges and regulates the importance of supplementing measurements to those deriving from fixed stations.
As a matter of fact, despite the activity carried out by the Regional Environmental Protection Agiencies, due to the limited number of stations and/or monitored sources, to date the knowledge of local authorities' on the state of air pollution remains very poor.
The new technology applied to air quality monitoring and most of chemical compounds that impact on the surrounding environment. Thanks to the latest generation sensor technology developed across years of research, development and testing in extreme environments, it has been possible to create a multifunctional monitoring system capable of providing reliable and real-time air quality data measurements.
The Indoor version is designed to detect main air pollutants (NO2, Formaldehyde, O3 , Total VOCs, CO) in indoor environments or that require a constant control of environmental parameters. The station is able to detect additional environmental parameters such as air temperature and relative humidity and main climate-altering gas: CO2. All AirQino stations can be customized thanks to a wide range of sensors that can be integrated within the system.
Basic configuration applied to monitoring all indoor environments that require constant air quality monitoring with particular attention to substances such as Formaldehyde, Carbon Dioxide and Ozone
|NO2||MOS gas sensors||µg/m3||0-5000||5.0||15%|
|CO||MOS gas sensors||µg/m3||0-30||0.03||15%|
|Total VOC||MOS gas sensors||µg/m3||0-1000||1.0||15%|
|CO2||NDIR||ppm o µg/m3||0-2000||1.0||10%|
|PM2.5||Optical particle counter||µg/m3||0-1000||1.0||10%|
|PM10||Optical particle counter||µg/m3||0-1000||1.0||10%|
|Relative humidity||Solid state||%||0-100||0.3||5%|
|Air temperature||Solid state||°C||-40 - 80||1.0||5%|
|Internal temperature||Solid state||°C||-40 - 80||0.5||5%|