Promoting UV Exposure Awareness with Persuasive, Wearable Technologies

  title={Promoting UV Exposure Awareness with Persuasive, Wearable Technologies},
  author={M. Sazzad Hussain and Liam Cripwell and Shlomo Berkovsky and Jill Freyne},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
Current methods to promote awareness of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation have focussed on delivering population level information and some location-based reporting of UV Index (UVI). However, diseases related to excessive (e.g. sunburn, skin cancer) or insufficient (e.g. vitamin D deficiency) exposure to sunlight still remain a global burden. The emergence of wearable sensors and the application of persuasive technology in health domains raise the possibility for technology to influence… 

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