AFRESH 0.4.0

Ruaraidh Dobson, University of Aberdeen

What is it?

This software (AFRESH, formerly DylosGUI) provides an interface to Dylos(c) air quality monitors, and implements conversion and display of data from cubic feet to PM2.5 ug/m3 equivalents as described in "Using a new, low-cost air quality sensor to quantify second-hand smoke (SHS) levels in homes", Sean Semple et al., Tobacco Control 2013

Components The main module, covering conversion of Dylos records to PM2.5 equivalents and the generation of graphical reports of the data in HTML and PDF format. Covers downloading air quality data from a Dylos device over a serial port link, and the creation of standard Dylos logs. A helper utility for preparing a pleasantly formatted number of days, hours and minutes from a certain number of minutes Creates fake logs for testing purposes Creates HTML and PDF reports using the Jinja2 templating system Graphical user interface to dylos2pm25, allowing the creation of reports simply and quickly.

tests/ Unit testing suite


wxPython 3.0+ numpy 1.8.1+ matplotlib 1.4.1+ pdfkit 0.4.1 wkhtmltopdf 0.2 appdirs 1.4.0


Documentation for AFRESH can be found in help/help.html. Module documentation is available as docstrings in the source (they could use work to conform to PEP 257).


See LICENSE.txt for a full copy of the license. AFRESH is provided under the GNU GPL v3.

Copyright (c) 2015 University of Aberdeen

AFRESH is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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