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Philips patents Cellphone Sunscreen to offer real-time UV index rating

mobile uv sensors 48Health professionals, as well as the common civic, are becoming more and more conscious of the harmful effects on the human skin produced by extended exposure to sunlight. So, you need to be aware of the fact that how much sunscreen you need to apply and how often you need to reapply it. But now, Philips is patenting a new technique for mobile phones that will offer accurate and real time counsel on safe and sound exposure times to the cellphone owners with respect to the location.

In the process, cellphone network will employ its own UV sensors and will send real time info on UV index rating according to the specific location on the user’s cellphone. The users will have to subscribe for the rating that will be sent via text message or voice message to the handsets. Moreover, the mobile phone could even ring an alarm if the exposure time goes high.

Let the scorching summer come! Philips is armed.

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Via: Newscientisttech

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