A Surveillance Smart System for Air Pollution Monitoring and Management

  • R. M. BommiEmail author
  • V. Monika
  • A. Aloicius ArockiaKoncy
  • Chandra Patra
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 26)


Air pollution is the evolving issue these days. It is mandatory to monitor the quality of air and keep it under control for better future and healthy living for all. Here the proposed system is an air quality surveillance system that allows us to monitor and provide live air quality in different areas through IOT (Internet of Things), when the pollution rate exceeds the threshold value warning alarm is given. System uses gas sensors (MQ-series) to sense the presence of harmful gases in the air that constantly transmit this data by interacting with the microcontroller and reports it to the online server over IOT. This allows experts to monitor air pollution in exclusive areas. To be specific this system would control the air pollution, using catalytic converters that converts toxic gases in the exhaust gas to less toxic pollutants by red ox reaction mechanism with the catalysts present inside it. The resultant gas undergoes zapping with laser which leads to the byproduct oxygen. The laser is activated manually when the carbon monoxide value exceeds a threshold value. Thus, the outcome of the implementation will be oxygen. The proposed system uses Arduino UNO R3, sensor devices, Embedded C and provide graphical analysis using Visual Basic.


IOT Gas sensors Catalytic converters Embedded C 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Bommi
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. Monika
    • 1
  • A. Aloicius ArockiaKoncy
    • 1
  • Chandra Patra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ECEJeppiaar Maamallan Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia

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