Air quality application based on IoT unites technology and healthy lifestyle


November 29th, 2017 – LibeliumBeitMisk is a private community located in a beautiful natural setting that enjoys a good environment with clean air quality. One of the main objectives of the ideologists of this new city was to guarantee the quality of the air and to offer this information to the tenants in a smart way.

On the hills and with sea views, twenty minutes away from Beirut, is located BeitMisk residential area. This new city concept joins self-sufficiency with ecology. Its green areas represent 80% of the district with more than 200,000 new trees, irrigated with recycled rainfall water… read more

Location of Lebanon

The nodes use LoRaWAN  communication   protocol to have the data sent to the LoRaWAN Gateways, which were part of the nationwide Internet of Things network. The gateways are linked to the Google Cloud and hooked to a platform and an application server. 

An intelligence layer was added to provide insights and predictive analytics that allow for a better decision making process.

Diagram of BeitMisk smart city project




Air quality application based on IoT unites technology and healthy lifestyle


March 4th, 2020 – Libelium

Libelium involved in European project aiming to predict and reduce emissions utilising open source philosophy.

Air pollution is known as ‘the silent killer’ as it is not always visible, but it certainly can be deadly. Pollution causes 29% of lung cancer deaths, 24% of heart attack deaths, 25% of cardiovascular disease deaths and 43% of lung disease deaths, according to WHO (The World Health Organization).


The invisible killer - WHO

Air pollution is known as the ‘silent killer’ according to WHO

The European Comision and several institutions have led the project Trafair with the aim of estimating the level of pollution on an urban scale in order to achieve one of the UN’ Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. Libelium already knows how to maximize the impact the IoT provides for a better world… read more

Reducing Logistics’ environmental impact by air quality monitoring in the Baltic Sea Port of Gdansk, Poland

Riverside boulevards in Szczecin, Poland

May 29th, 2018 – Libelium

More than 84% of world trade is mobilized by maritime transport. The integration of land transport with ports has become essential and has had an impact in the complexity of logistics connections. The dynamic nature and importance of maritime transport have repercussions on the environment in the form of noise and air pollution or traffic congestion, among others. 
Despite the fact that CO2 emissions of container vessels are, comparatively, much lower than air freight emissions, a very large 18,000 TEU container vessel emits 3 grams of CO2 per tonne/kilometer.

Recent studies also suggest that maritime transport contributes to 3.5 – 4% of the pollution with sulfur, a highly carcinogenic agent.

Location of Gdansk, Poland

Location of Gdansk, Poland

With more than 37 million tons of trans-shipments, the Port of Gdansk (Poland) is one of the largest seaports in the Baltic Sea. The Polish Government is aware of the significance of sea transport in world transactions, currently and in the near future…read more