Smart sensors for your environment monitoring

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We live in technological breakthrough age. Every day engineers creates smart gadgets that helps us in our daily lives. One of the most important thing in our life is quality of environment in which we’re living. With smart sensors we can monitor temperature, humidity, noise level and dust particles in the air. All those factors affects our and our families health and should be taken seriously. This article contains review of products, which helps to monitor your environment and take actions when measurements reaches harmful levels.

Netatmo Weather Station

It has sensors to monitor temperature, humidity, air quality, CO2 and noise level. You can buy additional accessories. Rain gauge enables you to monitor rainfall and accumulated precipitation data. Wind Gauge monitors wind speed and direction. Standard package contains main module, which monitors indoor environment and separate wireless module to monitor outdoor. Also you can buy additional modules to be able to monitor different rooms.

Netatmo weather station

Netatmo weather station

Price:  $149,00

Mobile Apps: iOS / Android

Connectivity: WiFi

Rating: 

Pros

  • Easy installation and setup
  • Good mobile app (Android and iOS)
  • You can setup alerts

Cons

  • Expensive

WeatherFlow Smart Weather Station

Measure temperature, humidity, air pressure, solar radiation including UV index, wind speed and lightning sensor. Have you ever seen such long list of measures? That’s right, probably it is gonna be one of the best weather stations. In spite of the standard measurements, it can do some awesome things – detect lighning and tell you its strength and distance. System consists of two modules, one should be put somewhere in the sahde and it will meassure temperature, lightning, humidity and pressure. Another module should be put somewhere at the top of the house, with clear view and clean wind fetch. Module will do measurements of wind speed and direction, solar radiation. It’s not yet released, but they plan to do so in July 2017. Let’s wait and see if it’s really so good as it looks in descriptions and feels in photos.

WeatherFlow Smart Home Weather Station with smart sensors

WeatherFlow Smart Home Weather Station

Price:  $209,00 (Pre-order)

Mobile Apps: iOS / Android

Connectivity: WiFi / Bluetooth Low Energy

Rating: 

Pros

  • Wide range of sensors
  • Powered with long-lasting batteries

Cons

  • Expensive

 

Elgato Eve Weather

Eve weather measure temperature, humidity and air pressure. It is a part of all series of sensors. You can buy similar sensor for indoor use. Great sensor for those who uses Apple HomeKit. Disappointment for android users, cause it doesn’t support android devices.

Elgato Eve Weather

Elgato Eve Weather

Price:  $49,95

Mobile Apps: iOS / Android

Connectivity: WiFi

Rating: 

Pros

  • Good price
  • Works with Apple HomeKit

Cons

  • No support for android devices
  • Must have iOS device with internet connection to be able to access it via internet.

SensorPush

It’s sensor wirelessly monitor temperature and humidity. You can setup alerts based on those two measures. The unit is very small, so you can place it anywhere. Sensor areas of application: fridge, room/place where you store cigars, vine or heirlooms of your family which are sensitive to temperature.Cause it works via bluetooth, it gives you a limit of 328 feet distance between your phone and sensor. If you want to monitor environmental conditions remotely, you need to buy SensorPush G1 WiFi gateway, which enables you to access sensor data via internet.

SensorPush Wireless Thermometer

Price:  $49,99

Mobile Apps: iOS / Android

Connectivity: Bluetooth Low Energy

Rating: 

Pros

  • Easy setup
  • You can configure alerts
  • Good price

Cons

  • Without WiFi gateway you can’t access sensor via internet.

 

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