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How PurpleAir's Founder Put Air Quality Monitoring In The Hands Of The Public

Feb 6, 2018

We’ve been reporting a lot these last few weeks about PurpleAir, a new brand of low-cost, wifi-enabled air monitors that are enabling concerned citizens across the world to crowd-source air quality data. After speaking with public agencies, academics and advocacy groups about the promise of these devices, we were curious: Who created PurpleAir, and how did its product become so popular?

Listen to the audio above for the full interview with PurpleAir’s founder Adrian Dybwad about why he started the company, how the devices work, and the surprising way in which they’re made.