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SQUAIR Mobile is the first portable air cleaner that combines HEPA & Carbon filter with state-of-the-art NON THERMAL PLASMA technology!
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SQUAIR is the only company using powerful Non Thermal Plasma to provide clean air by fighting: pollution, smoke, pollen, odors, mold and other harmful substances and gases.

 SQUAIR is a revolutionary way to clean the air:

- German made and patented Non Thermal Plasma Technology

- HEPA / Carbon filter cassettes for small particles

- Eliminates viruses, bacteria, pollen, dust and harmful gases

- Removes smoke and odors

- Cleans up to 250 square feet or 25 square meter

- Filters 38 cubic feet or 1 cubic meter per minute with super silent fans

- Stunning design and great materials: titanium zinc alloy

- Fits in every car, office, hotel room or simply at home

- Air sensor satellite measuring PM 2.5, gases and temperature

- Connected via Bluetooth or WiFi to our SQUAIR App (only available with SQUAIR Satellite)

Stunning design, ultimate practicality. While fitting into the cup holder of your car we ensured that it can travel with you every morning and evening when commuting back and forth to work.

Simple and intuitive filter exchange function that allows you to quickly pull out the old one and insert a new filter cassette. 

Non Thermal Plasma at it's core: Our German made and patented NTP technology ensure that viruses and bacteria are killed and negative ions released. We bring the most powerful air cleaning technologies together.

SQUAIR in the press: We are just getting started, so it naturally makes us proud to be recognised by the  media. It gives us confidence that we are on the right track, continuing to develop awesome products.

While most air purifiers are limited to one or two cleaning methods our goal was to achieve more. HEPA and carbon filter are truly effective when it comes to small particles and dust, but efficiency drops when killing viruses and bacteria. That is why we use our German made and patented Non Thermal Plasma technology. Not only is NTP super strong with organic pollutants, it is extremely effective with harmful gases like formaldehyde. 

With such powerful technologies inside our products, we also had to make sure that functionality and ease of use is on the same level. Engineering human centric products is what we believe in.

Non Thermal Plasma (NTP) also known as “Cold Plasma” occurs when a gas is highly charged: recognizable by its purple light. 

Our Non Thermal Plasma creates cold plasma that splits oxygen molecules into single oxygen atoms that are then released into the air. These single oxygen atoms are highly reactive and cling to particles, bacteria, viruses or gases to destroy them or to turn them into harmless substances. 

Here are a few examples of what happens with pollutants in the air that are attacked by our single oxygen molecules. While gases are chemically changed, dust particles are turned into dust cluster that are too large to be breathed in and bacteria or viruses are destroyed.

While we Non Thermal Plasma is just at the beginning to revolutionise air cleaning, medical and dental applications, we of course tested it with different organisations, universitites and other institutions in order to guarantee safety and results:

Even though the range of chemically changed gases is large, we still would like to give an introductory overview:

While our Non Thermal Plasma technology takes care of viruses, bacteria and harmful gases, we additionally developed a HEPA/Carbon filter cassette that takes care of dust, particles and pollen. Please find detailed specs below:

We wanted to develop a system that allows you to exchange filter hassle free. We call it intuitive functionality.

A soft-push mechanism allows you to open to top part and pull out the filter core. Simply take out old filter, put new filter in and slide the core back in to product. click and done - that simple!

Changing filters easily is only one example of our intuitive functionality set. Operating the SQUAIR Mobile is reduced to one button: the SQUAIR logo in the front. Our engineers developed a touch button that allows you to control the device and adjust the level to: 100% / 75% / 50% with the ease of a touch. Especially when driving, it is important to adjust without taking your eyes off the road.

With normal usage, our filters will last 3 month. Of course the environment you are exposed to has an effect on the longevity of the filters. We recommend therefore to change the filters every 3 month (unless you haven't been using the SQUAIR Mobile at all).

In order to make the re-ordering of filters a smooth and easy process, you can subscribe to our filter delivery service that we offer world-wide. We will automatically send new filters to you when you need them. Hassle-free. This is part of our intuitive functionality.

Overall the SQUAIR Mobile is 22,5 cm tall and 6,2x6,2cm wide, basically the size of a Starbucks coffee cup.

Telling you that our products are working is good, but not good enough. We wanted to give you a tool that enables you to check.

Our product development and engineering team worked very hard to build the SQUAIR Satellite. By measuring particle matter (PM 2.5), gases and temperature it functions like your personal environmental control center.

On a regular basis the SQUAIR Satellite measures and evaluates the air and via Bluetooth or WiFi send those information to your SQUAIR App. You will know if something is burning in the kitchen, smog is creeping into the city, gas is leaking or temperature is dropping. Think of it as your eyes and nose at home, even when you are not.

While you are in the know for what is going on in your home, for us we can use that data to build smog maps. By collecting and evaluating the data we are able to establish heat maps that show you what areas in your town are more polluted compared to others. Before you plan your next vacation, you can check how the air pollution is in that region. Knowing what is going on at home and outside gives you the power to make smart and healthy choices.

When we developed the SQUAIR Satellite we knew that the APP that comes with it needs to compliment the ease of use, sleek design and intuitive functionality.

We asked ourselves: What would be the most important information you wanted to see when open the app? The answer was clear: air quality.

But we wanted to do more. With SQUAIR Satellites all over the place we can use all this data to create air quality heat maps. Mapping cities and countries will help to not only know where the problem zones are, but to take action. 

Most of all, the SQUAIR Satellite is your personal air quality control center at home. 

When we designed the SQUAIR Mobile we wanted to make a product that is truly mobile. Whether during your daily commute, long haul trips, driving for Uber or just simply, because you enjoy clean air in your car. In order to make the SQUAIR Mobile a car travel companion we had to take safety regulations into considerations. Looking into every possible location inside the car we found only one spot that ensures safety and fits in every car around the world: the cup holder.

Whether in the front, middle or in the back, it fits perfectly, doesn't shake and allows to bring your coffee mug alongside.

While our SQUAIR Mobile was designed to fit in every car, it is certainly not limited to it.

Our intention was always to create a product that is not intrusive, that seamlessly fits into the environment while still making a statement of style and taste. Personalization is important, therefore we offer different body and top plate colourings.

With great technology we insisted that it had to be packaged in great design. Fortunately we have been able to call on the services of Simon Loasby, one of the leading designers of Volkswagen Group with over 25 years design experience.

Since the SQUAIR Mobile had to be designed with car owners and drivers in mind, there was no better person ask than Simon. Especially when it came to the question of product width, in car safety and proper location, Simon found the one spot that offered us universal fit: the cup holder.

Design that matters, that is purposeful and intuitive and that works hand in had with the technology requires deep rooted knowledge of not only beauty, but engineering. Air flow direction, fan speed, cubic feet per minute, sound control, as well as user friendliness were just some of the technical requirements.

Simon made sure that every detail has a purpose and function without compromising the overall design.To get a better understanding, we asked Simon to give us a few of his thoughts:

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We are a bunch of crazy multi-cultural entrepreneurs. Coming from engineering background, design, sales, branding, production, logistics or simply business, the thought of driving clean air further unites us. Together with our research and engineering team in Germany we are able to build on more than 35 years of experiences in the field of air and particle filtration.

We strongly believe that innovation and development in 2015 has to happen across borders and that heterogeneous teams are stronger, diversification is key.

SQUAIR is currently split into our German based engineering team close to Hannover and our Asian market design and testing team in Beijing and Hong Kong. We chose Asia in general and China in particular to test our technologies due to very obvious reasons: if it works on the air pollution in China, it will work anywhere.

Over the past years we have worked together with universities and research institutes from all over the world. We are grateful to receive so much support and patience, since ground breaking technology does not come over night.

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, we will go straight to work. Thanks to our experienced team, we know what we are doing and we know how to do it. The timeline is as following:

We want you to have this awesome product as soon as possible. Our production team will get to work right away, purchasing the materials, building the tooling and start the manufacturing process. Since we are working with partners and suppliers for many years, we know how to set this up and how long it will take.

During the process we will keep you updated on our facebook page and of course here on Kickstarter.

The SQUAIR Mobile marks just the beginning. After a successful project we will start evaluating other products and categories, as well as the next generation of the SQUAIR Mobile. We have ideas on how to further develop and refine it. That will take time and resources. Our focus is completely on this product.

Non Thermal Plasma of course doesn't stop here. We are in touch with research institutions and universities from around the globe to discuss the possibilities of this amazing technology. There is a broad array of applications possible and very much needed.

By funding this project you not only fund the SQUAIR Mobile, but further our efforts into Non Thermal Plasma. We know that we can do marvelous things with this technology:

- cleaning water: creating simple and cost-effective water cleaning solutions that can be employed with very little efforts and very low energy usage in areas that lack clean water

- medical applications: sterilizing medical equipment and organ transport devices (a project we are already working on with amazing initial results

- washing: washing clothes without detergent. use less water without further pollution from chemicals.

Those are just a few areas, but you can see the potential already. Your support today will help to make this planet a little it better, one SQUAIR at a time. Thank you!

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GLAM-IT and SQUAIR are bringing clean air to you!!! SQUAIR is officially announcing the GLAM-IT Edition of the SQUAIR Mobile. It is now on Kickstarter, so please go and snag this special edition before it's gone!!! The SQUAIR Mobile GLAM-IT Edition is a Baby Pink revolutionary air purifier that cleans the air around you, improves your skin condition with cleaner air surrounding you, oxygenates your body with cleaner air to beautify you with every breath you take, and makes you feel and look more rested--for a more beautiful you, both inside and out. SQUAIR Mobile GLAMI-IT edition is specially designed by Simon Loasby for all GLAM-IT fans, a world class designer renowned for his work for Bentley, Rolls Royce and the Volkswagen Group in China. The SQUAIR Mobile GLAM-IT Limited Edition comes in Baby Pink. Support our campaign and bring health, beauty, and well-being to your life. 

SQUAIR Mobile GLAM-IT Edition
SQUAIR Mobile GLAM-IT Edition

Risks and challenges

SQUAIR Mobile is a complex product with unique components from different parts in this world. Cross boarder sourcing is already difficult, across continent sourcing even more. The good news: we have done this now for over 4 years, going back and forth to make sure, supply chains are solid and materials are to our standard.

There is always a chance that we encounter technical problems or obstacles. We spent over a decade researching the technology with different institutions, testing the products on different continents in different climates to ensure we do not miss anything.

Our proposed schedule is based on our experience, the test schedules we ran over the past 4 years and contracts and license agreements we have.

In close cooperation with our German base, 35 years experience of Mr. Dehne, 25 years experience of Simon Loasby and a highly motivated multi-cultural team in place, we believe that we will be able to deliver a beautiful and stunning product to you. In the end the most important thing are the people behind a product, SQUAIR is proud to have such a great team. Let us show you what we can do.

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    SQUAIR Mobile for the best price possible and with 4 filter cassettes: Silver or gold body with black or white fins and black or white top plate.

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    SIMON LOASBY LIMITED EDITION
    SQUAIR Mobile black anodized with golden top plate and special engraving.

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    2 SQUAIR Mobile with 8 filter cassettes. Free color choice: silver body/black top or gold body/white top.

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    FIT YOUR HOME PACKAGE

    3 SQUAIR Mobile with 12 filter cassettes. Free color choice: silver body/black top, black body/gold top, gold body/white top.

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    THE CLEAN AIR STARTER RETAIL PACK
    Get 10 SQUAIR Mobile, each with 4 filter packs, print material and video support to get your business started. This is the only time we will offer this price!

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