In Pictures: AT&T Innovation Showcase

A sampling of some of AT&T's top research projects, highlighted at the company's Innovation Showcase in New York

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AT&T researchers have created hardware that can identify triggers and check the quality of air with the goal of preventing asthma attacks. A sensor called Asthma Triggers monitors the environment for harmful chemicals and allergens, which can warn a patient if a location is not safe. The sensor has Zigbee wireless connectivity, and can send information to a mobile device or other locations using AT&T's cloud service. AT&T researcher Katie Hanson, an asthma patient herself, calls the sensor a small step in reducing instances of asthma attacks and hospital visits.

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