How It Works

How it works

hackAIR will enable communities of citizens to easily engage their members in generating and publishing information relevant to outdoor air pollution.

hackAIR takes advantage of existing open and complementary community-driven data that is then processed to extract and normalize information for collective awareness for air quality in Europe.

Web and mobile app

User-generated images acquired via the hackAIR mobile app.

Social media images

Images shared online and publicly available in social networks.

Open hardware sensors

Easy-to-assemble open hardware sensors that can be built anywhere.

Open data

Official air quality data and other sources complement user-generated data.