2023 Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Piera Systems (Enterprise Edge AI End Products)

Piera Systems’ Canāree Air Quality Monitor is the 2023 Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Enterprise Edge AI End Products category. The Canāree family of air quality monitors (Canāree AQMs) are compact, highly accurate, and easy to use.

The Canāree AQMs are also the most innovative, cost-effective air quality monitors owing largely to the quality of the data they produce which in turn helps classify, and in some cases identify, specific pollutants. Identifying when someone is vaping in a school bathroom or a hotel room is a good example of this technology in action. Classification of pollutants is done by employing AI/ML techniques on the highly accurate data produced by the Canāree AQMs. This is the only low-cost AQM in the world with such a capability. The Canāree AQMs measure various environmental factors including particles, temperature, pressure, humidity, and VOCs. While many similar products exist in the market, Canāree is the only one with a highly accurate particle sensor which uniquely sets it apart. Canāree AQMs measure particles ranging from 10 microns in size all the way down to 100 nanometers, a unique capability in this industry. This particle data is distributed into seven size ‘bins’ and these data bins are the foundation for its classification capabilities.

“Indoor air pollution has a significant impact on human health and productivity and our unique ability to classify pollution sources while saving energy will lead to healthier spaces everywhere. We are honored to receive the Product of the Year award from the Edge AI and Vision Alliance in recognition of this unprecedented marriage of highly accurate air quality data with the latest in AI/ML techniques.”
Raj Seelam, VP of Marketing and Customer Success, Piera Systems

Piera Systems Inc. is on a mission to make air quality measurement accurate, simple, inexpensive, and pervasive, enabling a major improvement in the health of all humans. Piera has developed a family of ‘Intelligent Particle Sensors’ and Canāree Air Quality Monitors utilizing a breakthrough custom processor to detect particulate matter (PM), a major component of air pollution.

This award was presented at the 2023 Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year Awards Ceremony; the program is organized by the Edge AI and Vision Alliance. The Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year Awards celebrate the innovation and achievement of the industry’s leading companies that are enabling and developing products incorporating edge AI and computer vision technologies.

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