Business India ×
 Climate Change

Air Quality
Published on: Feb. 18, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Ambee is an air quality data network that aims to make cities smarter
  • The company is able to predict air quality on a block-by-block basis of a city, across the globe.

By Business India Editorial

Ambee is an air quality data network that aims to make cities smarter, people healthier and informed decisions when it comes to air pollution. Ambee’s technologies use a combination of satellite and meteorological information in addition to granular IoT data to predict and forecast air quality, with greater accuracy and detail than low cost sensors on the market. With extremely high accuracy, the company is able to predict air quality on a block-by-block basis of a city, across the globe.

To develop and refine its models, Ambee uses aqi (Air Quality) sensors, carbon emission sensors, temperature and humidity data, dust, noise and uv sensors hooked to a Bluetooth and a Wi-Fi module to send data to a central Web server which converts it into user friendly information designed as a dashboard on a Web application.

Unlike conventional air quality monitors, Ambee’s technologies build data models using open source and propriety data. The amalgamation of these allows Ambee to scale its product to benefit both public and private efforts to address harmful air pollution. Its product has already caught the interest of policy makers, healthcare professionals, academics and insurance underwriters, among others.

Backed by its unique approach to air quality data science, Ambee has earned a position as a reliable source of information. Its data dashboard hopes to help save lives, especially that of younger adults and children to offer them and their future generations quality life and good health.

Ambee is guided by a partnership of three data enthusiasts, Akshay Joshi, ceo and founder, Madhusudhan Anand, cto and founder, and Jaideep Singh Bachher, coo and founder. The company has captured the patronage of leading experts and well-wishers including senior Googlers and Xooglers and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

*Co-authored by Starlene Sharma, advisor to start-ups and investors


Environment

The Center for Environment Concerns launches a pilot for greening road medians and urban areas

Low maintenance, sustainable green spaces

Published on Feb. 4, 2021, 10:48 a.m.

The Center for Environment Concerns launches a pilot for greening road medians and urban areas

Energy

The company provides grid compatible and reliable power to customers

Husk Power uses rice husk to generate electricity in rural India

Published on Dec. 23, 2020, 9:32 a.m.

The company provides grid compatible and reliable power to customers

Energy

The company's full-stack solution guarantees 15 per cent energy savings and zero upfront costs to the customer

Smart Joules and energy saving solutions

Published on Nov. 17, 2020, 10:17 a.m.

The company's full-stack solution guarantees 15 per cent energy savings and zero upfront costs to the customer

Green Buildings

Eight companies have already achieved CII’s Green Building Congress 2020 new standard

The GreenPro Ecolabel Standard for steel rebars will help a green built environment

Published on Nov. 5, 2020, 9:33 a.m.

Eight companies have already achieved CII’s Green Building Congress 2020 new standard

E-MAGAZINE

Healthcare

Goodyear India partners Americares India Foundation

Published on Feb. 2, 2021, 9:21 p.m.

The partnership will support COVID-19 healthcare facilities in Faridabad and Aurangabad

Environment

Tata Motors launches a 'Go Green' initiative

Published on Dec. 23, 2020, 10:34 a.m.

The company will plant a sapling for the sale of every new commercial vehicle

Women Empowerment

Tata Starbucks ties up with Educate Girls to empower women

Published on Dec. 2, 2020, 3:10 p.m.

The partnership aims to provide volunteering and educational support to those who have relocated to urban cities from villages

Environment

The public sector company is planting a tree for every retail customer visit during its TreeCheers campaign period