This will show consumers what to expect in terms of air quality: whether it’s smoggy, smokey, otherwise awful, or simply great, according to 9To5Google. Users may make better-informed judgments about whether or not to go outside, and if so, for how long, with these details at their fingertips. According to the report, visitors will see Air Quality Index (AQI) values, as well as advice for outdoor activities, the date the information was last updated, and links to learn more.
According to the article, the data originates from reputable government bodies such as the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). PurpleAir, a low-cost sensor network that may provide you with a hyperlocal view of circumstances, is also displayed on Maps. Users must first hit the button in the top right corner of their phone’s screen, then pick Air Quality under Map details to add this air quality layer to their map.
PurpleAir data is also available on Nest screens and speakers, according to the article. According to the analysis, a wildfire layer is also available in the United States as the wildfire season approaches. This allows users to get information on current fires in the area.