Robust hardware, wireless communications and the secure AQMeshData server mean AQMesh pods can easily reconnect themselves and continue to capture data if power is ever interrupted
Proven to last in the field
AQMesh has been on the market and in the field since 2012, with some customers still successfully operating the exact same pods they received nine years ago.
As well as designing our product in the UK, every pod is manufactured at our UK premises. Our background is in manufacture of rugged environmental monitoring equipment and AQMesh was designed to work in any conditions. Pods have survived (and produced good data) in conditions ranging from desert to monsoon. Look at the countries where AQMesh has been used. AQMesh pods have even been in use in sulphurous volcanic areas and kept on monitoring as infrastructure corroded around them.
Our confidence in the robustness of AQMesh is reflected in the warranty we offer for pods: we expect pods to be working in the field for years and we always support and upgrade pods as long as they are in use. We are disappointed when we hear generalised expectations that small sensor systems are only expected to last for a couple of years, as this is certainly not the case with AQMesh and we can prove it.
More AQMesh benefits
AQMesh pods can measure just one gas or up to six gases, particles, noise and wind speed & direction. Humidity, pressure and pod temperature are always measured
AQMesh pods are neat, compact and easy install within just a few minutes and experienced technical staff are not required
With wireless communications using the global mobile network and a choice of power options, including batteries, mains supply or a bespoke solar pack, AQMesh can be installed in almost any location
The carefully developed data processing algorithms used by AQMesh are fully traceable and fixed by version number, and, unlike other systems, have been achieved with no use of machine learning or artificial intelligence
Development through extensive global co-location comparison trials in all seasons across each continent means AQMesh can operate in the wides possible range of environments and conditions
AQMesh is the proven small-sensor air quality monitor for indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring applications, measuring gases and particulates.
Whilst not the only AQMesh pods still in regular use since the product was commercially launched in 2013, two AQMesh pods are still in use in Spain and demonstrate the long life of this small sensor air quality monitoring system.
An AQMesh pod used in the recent Citi-Sense project in Norway was returned to us at the end of the project, and we were surprised at the condition.
AQMesh performance has developed through a series of co-location comparison trials in which AQMesh pods are installed next to an air quality monitoring reference station..
AQMesh has been independently tested and verified in numerous academic studies and publications
The small sensor air quality monitoring world has moved on during the last three years and we have identified several new challenges and benefits relating to the continual development of air quality monitoring technology.
Featured case studies
Breathe London - 100 AQMesh pods are used as stationary monitoring points in the groundbreaking Breathe London project.
Urban Observatory - AQMesh systems are deployed across Newcastle and Gateshead in conjunction with other instruments for monitoring parameters such as air and water quality, noise, weather, energy use and traffic.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - 50 AQMesh pods are installed in Minneapolis and St. Paul to build up a picture of air quality across the two cities.
UNRESP project - Six AQMesh pods are used to show variations in volcanogenic emissions across locations near the Masaya volcano, Nicaragua.
AtmoSud & CETU - AQMesh network will be used to manage Marseille tunnel ventilation systems.