Collection of useful tips about Sun Safety and Ultraviolet Radiation Index for Developers
The UV Index is a linear scale, with higher values representing a greater risk of sunburn (which is correlated with other health risks) due to UV exposure.
On average clouds absorb UV radiation, reducing ground-level UV intensity.
Highly reflective surfaces can increase surrounding levels of solar UV including concrete, snow, glass, water and polished metals.
The most commonly used scheme to classify a person’s skin type by their response to sun exposure in terms of the degree of burning and tanning was developed by Thomas B. Fitzpatrick, MD, PhD.
Vitamin D is a hormone that controls calcium levels in the blood. It is needed to develop and maintain healthy bones, muscles and teeth and is also important for general health. .
Beginning with iOS 9, HealthKit has a number of new data types from external apps and accessories including the user’s exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
Some apps/projects ideas for Sun Safety and UV Index Integration. Use for Hackatons and apps portfolios!