Development of an Interactive System that Senses Air Quality in Parking Lots Indicating Situations of Health Risks

  • Rodea Chávez AlejandroEmail author
  • Mercado Colin Lucila
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 825)


Detecting various pollutants in the environment is an important tool for decision making related to the health of the population. Inappropriate concentrations of various gases or volatile particles can cause various levels of health risks to people in the respiratory tract, as well as skin and eye conditions. There are systems in the market for the detection of these pollutants that, when used properly, make it possible to accurately quantify the presence of any of these contaminants; however, such systems has been directed primarily to be used by specialized professionals, who require a certain level of training and qualification both in the daily use of the equipment and in its configuration, maintenance and interpretation of data; Moreover, determining what actions should be taken after the detection of a specific level of contamination, usually falls on various actors who are not usually part of the population exposed to such risks. This paper exposes approaches and constrictions of the under development system for censing air quality in interior spaces, specifically parking lots, that will be equipped with an interactive interfaces aimed at the general population, allowing them real-time access to the air quality conditions in said spaces encouraging their active participation in preventive or corrective actions leading to mitigate said risk situations, when possible, without requiring specialized knowledge.


Interactive system Air quality censing Parking lots 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad CuajimalpaCDMXMexico

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