Article taken from NY Times Natural disasters usually come rife with drama. Hurricanes, tornadoes, forest fires, earthquakes — all make for good headlines and even better visuals. But it would be hard to make a blockbuster movie about a heat wave. Heat waves come on subtly, raising summer temperatures just a little higher than normal […]
Article taken from UNSW Sydney Newsroom A wearable device which aims to provide individualised information while gathering environment data is being developed by UNSW urban climatologist Negin Nazarian and an international team. Users of the ‘Coolbit’ can create a personalised comfort model in real-time. An urban climatologist at UNSW Built Environment is part of a team developing a […]
Comfy App now available on Fitbit Versa and Ioni
The research team at UNSW and NUS has developed a simple smartwatch application(coolbit clockface)to obtain momentary feedback about thermal comfort through non-intrusive vibrational prompts throughout the day. This application is now available for Versa and Ionic watches.