Real-Time Airborne Particle Identifier with the Most Efficient Laser Analysis and Embedded Intelligence

Rapid-E+ is an intelligent bioaerosol sensor that analyzes single aerosol particles in real time using patented, proprietary laser technology. The updated version of the popular Rapid-E instrument has improved optical measurements and more efficient sampling. Its newly developed air sampling head provides increased air flow with much less loss, outperforming all existing alternatives.

Rapid-E+ is also the only instrument with integrated intelligence through GPU (graphics processing unit) acceleration. It allows much faster data acquisition and processing, bringing game-changing performance to aerosol tracking and identification in complex environments.

All intelligence can be trained locally and deployed on site by customer using the software tools, provided by Plair, which is included in the package.

Rapid-E+ continuously measures and characterizes any airborne particle ranging between 0.3 and 100 micrometers, including bacteria, fungal spores, viruses, pollen, and other aerosols. Proven by years of uninterrupted measurements, Plair’s technology, which is based on a unique combination of scattered light pattern analysis and fluorescence spectroscopy, enables researchers to reliably monitor ambient air in real time. Rapid-E+ operates autonomously and remotely, allowing access to data anywhere and anytime.


Real-time pollen counting

Particulate matter monitoring

Bacterial and fungal spore detection

Virus aerosol research

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