Air Quality Index BreezoMeter

App score: 63/100 About the Orcha review

Reduce your exposure to bad air quality & pollen with BreezoMeter’s award-winning, top-rated air quality, pollen, weather, and fire alerts app.

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Platform: Android

Cost: In App Purchases

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Asthma

Description

Reduce your exposure to bad air quality & pollen with BreezoMeter’s award-winning, top-rated air quality, pollen, weather, and fire alerts app. We use machine learning and artificial intelligence to provide the most accurate real-time, street-level air quality & pollen data.

Protect your family with our personalized, user-friendly air quality based health recommendations, plan your day with 6 hours forecast or check the real-time global air quality map. You can also see your local air quality index (available in 92 countries) and learn what pollutants you are breathing, their sources and effects.

Our main features:

• Real-time air quality maps - see how outdoor air quality looks like at street, block or country level.
• Fire alerts help you decide when to stay indoors, in order to reduce you and your loved ones’ exposure to smoke.
• Daily information for multiple types of pollen from trees, grass and weed.
• Daily weather forecast.
• Actionable, personalized health recommendations - know what you should do— whether you’re at home, looking for an exercise route, planning a trip or watching the kids.
• Notifications for changes in outdoor air quality - save your favorite locations and track their air quality 24/7.

Use BreezoMeter to track the ambient air quality around you and to minimize your exposure to outdoor air pollution. See the ambient air quality at the kids kindergarten, plan the healthiest exercise route and make informed decisions about everyday life.

✓ Recommended by physicians for asthma, lung and heart patients.
✓ Must have for parents of small children and infants.
✓ Great solution for athletes, runners, cyclists and anyone doing outdoor sports activities.


Under the Hood

BreezoMeter’s secret sauce lies in the technology that utilizes big data infrastructure to continuously gather air quality, pollen & weather measurements from literally thousands of sources, among them more than 7000 official air quality monitoring stations worldwide.

By using proprietary dispersion algorithms that calculate air quality in more than 300 million geographical data points every hour, we are able to understand how air quality moves and disperse. Therefore providing highly accurate ambient air quality data in real-time and at the highest resolution, alongside actionable insights.

App permissions information:


Write to external storage: Only for saving your favorite places so you could get notifications on air quality changes.

Visit us:


Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/BreezoMeter
Twitter - http://twitter.com/BreezoMeter
Website - http://www.breezometer.com


Businesses:

BreezoMeter provides advanced air quality solutions at: www.breezometer.com
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App score: 63/100

More details

Reviewed on: 2 March 2020 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • Environmental Data
  • Social Support Networks
  • Data Sharing
Data Collection

The data collected about you is capable of identifying that it relates to you

The type of data that it collects isn't classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable but not Sensitive) � The type of information this App collects, is not sensitive but is still classed as identifiable data, relating to you and so could poses a risk in terms of your privacy and confidentiality. It is still therefore important that the publisher is clear what they do or don't do with this information.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share your data in any way with other people without your consent.

The App does allow you to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.

Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It was clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End User Capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App isn't entirely free to use.


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