The Project: Blinktag Inc. was hired in 511 Contra Costa to build an iOS application that displayed air quality forecasts for the Bay Area. Using the newly released push notifications in the iPhone SDK 3.0 iSmog offers users the option of receiving push notifications when air quality exceeds a threshold they specify. The app is available for free in the iTunes App Store. iSmog also contains information about air quality, a map of air quality forecasts and is automatically updated with other Bay Area air quality alerts like Spare the Air Day and Don’t Burn Tonight Alerts.
Related: Blinktag Inc. was hired by Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails to build an iPhone application that displayed air quality forecasts for the greater Sacramento region. iBreathe uses the AirNow API to get real-time forecast information for both Ozone and PM2 and displays the information on an interactive map. The app is available for free in the iTunes Store.