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AIIMS launches air pollution protection device

Source: DNA, New Delhi, Date: , 2017

Source: DNA, New Delhi, Oct 25, 2017:- The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday launched a device which will be used for personal protection from air pollution. The device, called as 'Airlens', is a nasal wearable device created by a team of Indian Institute of Delhi (IIT) with the help of AIIMS doctors. This team 'PerSapien Innovations' is now a start-up venture, recognised by the government of India.Owing to the suffocating pollution in the Capital, the device would help filter out the pollutants in the air based on molecular technology - an app system backed by advanced technology for providing air pollution data at a personal level and feedback on protection achieved. The two-centimeter use-and-throw device has the capacity to bring the air to safe levels for the individual.

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