L’Oréal launches My Skin Track UV to keep you safe in the sun and out of the smog #WearableWednesday
L’Oreal is leading the way with this cool trend for wearable safety monitoring. Via Wearable:
The clip-on sensor that can be worn on your clothes works through an LED that is used as a detector to capture UV light. The data is transferred from the sensor to your phone via NFC (Near Field Communication) to the companion app. From there it’ll warn you when you have been exposed to dangerous levels of UVA radiation. It can also calculate UVB exposure too and is able to store three months worth of data.
In addition to measuring UV exposure, the app will also provide further insights into humidity, pollen and pollution levels. Apple HealthKit compatibility means that data can be viewed and stored alongside other health data that you may be tracking through Apple’s Health app.
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