The air we breathe every day is a critical determinant of our health. But how many of us really understand the air around us? A new device called Awair promises to make us all smarter and healthier by raising awareness of the air quality in our individual environments.
Awair is a small, convenient device that can measure dust, carbon dioxide, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and other important measures of air quality. The device can send alerts to your phone through its proprietary app, and it can give you insights and tips on what actions you can take to improve the quality of your air. It links to smart thermostats and other household appliances like humidifiers so you can personalize your environment based on what you learn from Awair.
Because Awair has the potential to make us all breathe easier, we are nominating it for Best New Wearable or Device.