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Argonne Scientist Pete Beckman: The Array of Things will measure all sorts of data in Chicago

Pilsen is getting the first sensors in a project that will install 500 around the city to monitor traffic, pollution and more. (University of Chicago / via DNAinfo)

Pilsen is getting the first sensors in a project that will install 500 around the city to monitor traffic, pollution and more. (University of Chicago / via DNAinfo)

Pete Beckman is the co-director of the Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering, and is helping to head up the Array of Things project. He tells Matt how these machines will measure such data as air quality, pedestrian traffic and more in Chicago!