The sun is the leading source of ultraviolet rays and prolonged exposure to these rays to lead to skin cancer and other health complications. Elton Nallbati has developed an application called UV that is tailored to help users measure the level of ultraviolet rays around their locality. The app is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices. The default languages are German, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Dutch, French, Japanese, and Portuguese.
Get Information on Level of Ultraviolet Rays around You
UV is a one-of-a-kind iOS application that will go a long way in promoting your health by helping you measure level of ultraviolet rays around you. One of the benefits of using the application is that is not geo-specific. This means that you can use it anywhere in the world. The index value that it uses to measure the UV rays is quite easy to interpret. You do not need any special skills or expertise to interpret them. For instance, a high index shows that your skin is at greater damage due to the high level of UV and vice versa.
The main goal of the app is to increase awareness about the harmful effects of ultraviolet ray. During the development phase, a number of organizations such as UNEP, WHO, and World Meteorological Organization were involved.
To get the best results, your device has to be connected a reliable Internet connection. In addition, you need to turn on the Location Services feature on your device lest you get the wrong data. The app has a built-in feature that uses GPS technology to know your specific location.
One of the highlights that give UV a higher cutting edge in the market is that it not only displays UV index but also a report on the local weather conditions. This information will go a long way in helping you prepare especially when traveling to a foreign country.
The app also goes a step further to give users recommendations on the type of clothes that they should wear to protect themselves from the UV rays. It is of paramount important to adhere to these recommendations to reduce your preference to various skin conditions that are caused by ultraviolet rays.
There is also a search feature that you can use to know the amount of ultraviolet rays in various cities across the globe. All you need to do is type in the name of the city and the app will do all the hard work for you. In addition, you can save of the cities in your favorite list for future reference.
Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.