Gallery: EPA, NIH Award $100K to Conscious Clothing’s Wearable Pollution M...

Conscious Clothing, air pollution, design for health, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, My Air My Health Challenge, National Institute of Health, wearable technology, David Kuller, Gabrielle Dockterman, Dot Kelly, wearable sensors, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Most cities and towns monitor their air quality, but it’s usually only in a few spots and doesn’t alert us to dangerous locations where pollution may be higher. Wanting to have a better understanding of air quality and health, the National Institute of Health along with other government institutes awarded a $100,000 grand prize through the My Air, My Health Challenge to a new wearable air pollution and health monitoring device. The Conscious Clothing system tracks particulate matter, measures breaths and can transmit the data via Bluetooth. With more data on air quality in specific locations, we can gain a better understanding of pollution, its effect on health and how to improve our environment.

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