Smoke Rings Media Lab Europe

A mobile sensing device detects chemical components of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). The readings are displayed on a 12-hour exposure clock, allowing wearers to reflect on harmful locations and patterns in their daily routine. A coupled simulation environment enables projections of potential long-term health effects of sustained exposures to various levels of ETS, or 'passive smoking'. Each part of the interface uses easily understandable visual representations of scientific data and information.


Matt Karau, Zoltan Foley-Fisher, Bronagh O'Hanlon, Rukshana Cader, Mauro Cherubini, and Carol Strohecker


Java and eMbedded Visual Basic