Good News! SunFriend® helps people be safer + healthier!

[SunFriend] Activity Monitors Help Users Get Optimum Sun Exposure — 2015 NASA Spinoff


SunFriend is a handy wristband with a gallium nitride UV sensor that detects the amount of UVA and UVB hitting your wrist and warns you when it's time to go inside or cover up." — New Scientist



… SunFriend is elegantly simple, though it has a very beach-like, fun appearance… The wrist-worn UVA+B SunFriend detects UV rays, and alerts you when it's time to cover up based on your skin sensitivity; it's ideal if you want some direct sun exposure for the vitamin D benefits… — PC Magazine


...The SunFriend UVA+B Monitor is a rare example of wearable technology that could save you, or more likely, given its Mickey Mouse aesthetic, your children, from skin cancer, and should therefore be taken very seriously... — The Financial Times


It [SunFriend] is super easy to use, and the information is right there on your wrist. No need to check an iPad or phone. Just check the lights on your SunFriend and you know when it is time to get out of the sun. — Amazon user five star review

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Sun protection is one of the most important parts of any outdoor activity, especially ones where you’ll be spending several hours or days in the sun. SunFriend helps you strike the right balance of your daily vitamin D dose and too much UVA/UVB exposure with helpful and easy-to-read LED lights. And you can customize the sensitivity based on your skin tone. It’s the same size and weight as a bracelet or small watch and sweat- and waterproof, so you can wear it swimming, backpacking, golfing or anywhere else where you’ll be outdoors for an extended period of time — The Best Gear for All of Your Outdoor Adventures; LIVESTRONG.COM