UHoo indoor air quality sensor: a breath of fresh air for home and office


Whether at work or at home, air quality has become an important factor in ensuring health and productivity. Although more and more air filtration systems are on the market to protect us from allergens and toxins, one of the best currently available is the uHoo Indoor Air Quality Sensor. .

Information to help you breathe

With data so important to our lives, it's easy to add this data-centric device and take advantage of all the information it provides about the environment around you. The air sensor works with a mobile app that lets you know the status of the air quality in each room, save personal respiratory problems, set alerts, to activate the air filter and share the data with others.

The data is collected via nine sensors. These sensors include temperature, humidity, airborne chemicals and particulates. It also monitors carbon dioxide and monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone and atmospheric pressure. These sensors provide quantitative data and can be used to evaluate conditions at a low, medium or excellent level. From there, it's easy to see the impact of the changes you make on this data because you see historical information that can be compared to current conditions.

Aesthetically pleasing

Another advantage of this device lies in the fact that it harmonizes with any space and style of design in your home or office. It is compact (about the size of a cup or a small glass) and will not take much space. The device is lightweight (a little over a half pound) to facilitate movement between parts. In addition, the design is elegant, which gives it a modern and high-tech style.

Easy and fast installation and use

It is one of the simplest "smart" devices to configure and use. In a few minutes, it goes from the box to use. All you have to do is plug it in, download the application and select the sensors you want to use to track indoor air conditions.

The interface is easy to use and understand. You will know exactly what information means. In addition, if you do not know what to change, the device shares many tips to improve the quality of the air.

Connect well with others

The uHoo also integrates with many other smart devices that you can use at home or at the office. This includes IFTTT, Nest, Home Goole, Amazon Echo, iRobot, etc. This seamless connection means that each device can share data and learn from each other to improve your home or office.

Technical specifications and requirements

This little device is packed with technology. First, it has an ARM based processor. Secondly, the device uses 256-bit encryption via SSL to protect your data from hackers.

To use the indoor air quality sensor, you need to have a private WiFi network (802.11 @ 2.4Ghz b / g / n), downloadable Android or iOS application from uHoo, from an iPhone with iOS 9 or later or from Android. phone with Android OS version 4.3 or higher, and a power outlet.

What's in the box

You will get a uHoo unit, a micro USB cable and an AC adapter. A one year warranty is also included.

Price and order

The uHoo indoor air sensor is priced at $ 329 with free shipping directly from uHoo. It is also available on Amazon.

uHoo for business

The company also offers separate prices if you are interested in buying indoor air sensors for your business. The price is available from uHoo.

General Impressions

The more intelligent a device is to configure and use, the more value it can add to your life in terms of health, safety, and awareness. The nine sensors cover areas that are often not a priority, so the comprehensive data provides a better understanding of the impact of air quality on health. Advice on what to change and extensive integration with other devices also reinforces the overall benefit of this unit for indoor air quality.

Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson

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