It’s becoming more important to measure the quality of the air you’re breathing. Wildfires and pandemics make having an air quality monitor an essential health gadget.
The Flow 2, by Plume Labs is an air pollution detector device that you can attach to a bag for some peace of mind, wherever you go. It’s the second generation of their air pollution detector and with the environment in 2020 it seems an essential device to have on you.
How does it work?
The Flow 2 is able to intake the air around you with its 360-degree membrane and measure it inside its internal chamber. The advanced tech inside allows you to read immediately whether the air contains any significant pollutants.
Using the associated smartphone app, you’ll be able to see on a map where the air is the cleanest, so you can prepare your commute or other travel accordingly.
- Pollutants: Measures PM1, PM2.5, PM10, NO2, VOCs
- Battery: Typical daily use charge of 24-72h depending on use of Idle mode
- Connection: Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
- Charging: USB-C & custom metal contacts
- Strap: Silicon
- Color: Graphite Grey
Where can I buy the Flow 2?
We’re sure that eventually your smartphone of choice will feature an integrated air quality monitor. Until that time, the Flow 2 seems to be the best choice if you want to be conscious of the air quality around you.
You can buy the Flow 2 for about 2 hundred bucks on the official website via the link below.