Invaluable Indoor Air Quality Data
It's valuable, of course, to get a quick read on air quality conditions outside a workplace - particularly for workers thinking about a lunchtime walk or an outside break in a park. But what about the conditions inside, particularly in today's tight, energy-efficient buildings?
Air quality can directly impact health, so having an accurate, ongoing understanding of current conditions - both outdoors and inside - is important for millions of people, especially those with lung or heart issues.
Most worries about air quality focus on outside conditions, and there are countless resources to get that information. It's a different story inside buildings - where a lot of the indicators that can affect personal health are inaccessible or, at best, hard to find. So we fixed that.
Between existing sensors that are already part of systems in modern buildings, and off-the-shelf, Internet-connected sensors, it's possible to relay a wide range of real-time indicators to the people who work in buildings, or are there for visits. By tapping into the data generated by sensors, and marrying that data with software to digital signage displays, people circulating around a building can be steadily updated on conditions ranging from temperature and humidity to indoor ozone levels.
Using dynamic, data-mapped templates, a person could walk down a hallway and see a screen that relays key indicators in charts and numbers, and in some cases get cues on whether the current levels shown are fine, or cause for action.
The same system can automate alerts - with smart software activating alerts for things like leaks. A carbon monoxide sensor plugged into a wall socket might beep and do little more than annoy people, but a flashed warning auto-launched on digital signage displays in a building can immediately tell people what's going on, and what to do. It could be life-saving.
Content is auto-updated based whatever frequency the sensors operate on, and integrating into digital signage CMS platforms (or other content platforms) is easy. All of the content is built in HTML5 - a web-based presentation technology that allows easy animation and dynamic content updates.
Content sequences have a first and second component, showing general conditions like temperature and humidity, and then color coded green, amber, red indicators for the other readings, and it's also possible to customize colors to align with a company's branding and style guides.
If your company wants to do more with air quality conditions than show what's happening outside, we can help.
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