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Ultraviolet radiation, a possible cause of skin cancer, is strengthening each year owing to global warming. UV-MONI has been developed and designed as a portable ultraviolet monitor to help people monitor their exposure to these harmful rays when venturing outdoors. Resembling a colorful stopwatch, users can measure the strength of ultraviolet radiation emitted by simply pointing the device at the sun and pressing the button. The UV-MONI uses an international standard index, and data are displayed using one of five code colors allowing for an intuitive understanding of ultraviolet measurements. One of the aims behind product development and design was to encourage a more visual approach to observing our everyday environment, and to increase awareness of environmental issues.
Geo design inc.
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
GEO design Inc.
Hiroaki Tanaka, Satoshi Ogitani, Ayako Yamamoto