AIR/Q - by Devcube

Introduction: AIR/Q - by Devcube

The AIR/Q Project develops in a low-cost sensor network intended to monitor urban environment, to expand the existing monitoring network and to make available and shareable,for all private individuals and public administration, all data gathered on the Cloud. The main feature is to promote a more responsive and participative approach from citizens on pollution issues and to aid conscious attitudes towards a sustainable mobility.

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Step 1: Download and Install Intel® Edison Board Drivers and Firmware

Download and install Intel® Edison board drivers and firmware and choice Eclipse* as IDE

Step 2: Setup the Board

  • Connect the Intel Edison and the Base Schield ( on the Intel® Edison Kit for Arduino
  • Set Up a Serial Terminal

  • Connect Intel Edison to the Internet

Step 3: Load the Code on the Board

  • Unpack the attached archive
  • Open the file inside the C++ subdirectory with Arduino IDE and upload it on the board.
  • Open the project inside the Java subdirectory with Eclipse
  • Replace your pubnub publish and subscribe key in the code.
  • Run it on the Intel Edison Board.

Step 4: Frontend and the Cloud Service

About the Cloud Service:
- Register your free account on - Follow the tutorial in order to create a new app and get your subscribed and pubblished key.

About the Frontend:
- Unpack the attached source on your client or on you webserver.

- Replace your pubnub publish and subscribe key in the file index.html

- Open the index.html with your browser.

Step 5: Let's Connect of the Sensors

We choose a simple ready-to-use modular set (the Grove system).
In particular we utilized the following sensors:

- Grove - Temperature and Humidity Sensor Pro

- Grove - Air Quality Sensor

- Grove - Dust Sensor

- Grove - Barometer Sensor (BMP180)

- Grove - GPS

- Grove - Light Sensor

- Grove - UV Sensor

Furthermore we utilized:
- A led Strip
- A homemade power supply circuit (looks pics)
- A homemade 3d printed cover (looks at the next steps)

Step 6: Print the 3D Model

  • Download Slic3r - G-code generator for 3D printers ( ) and unpack the archive
  • Launch Slic3r and add the downloaded model
  • Adapt the model to the printer capabilities and export to a .STL file
  • Print the .stl file with your 3d Printer
  • Eventually Improve your printed model with Blender and / or Repetier before the printing phase

Step 7: Assemblation

Fit the hardware inside the cover and power one the device and anjoy!!!

Step 8: Now You Can Rest


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    Reply 3 years ago

    Thank you