March 7, 2016 in Productivity (E)
[prMac.com] Raleigh, North Carolina - Intelligent Apps, LLC today is thrilled to announce a major update to FlexBright, their productivity app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The new update adds a new feature to filter blue light on mobile devices. Users can program FlexBright to change the level of blue light by time of the day. FlexBright will allow users to essentially reduce or eliminate blue light from their devices at night so it won't disturb or interfere with their biological clock when using their mobile devices before bed time.
The familiar glow of small cellphone screens and tablets in a darkened room is a familiar sight to most Americans, and with an increasing number using these smart devices every year, eye health problems are on the rise. The blue light that emanates from these devices has been linked to eye fatigue, and has even been shown to prevent a good night's sleep - even if the brightness has been adjusted. FlexBright offers a smart solution to this ticking health time bomb.
FlexBright works in the background monitoring users' exposure to blue light, prompting users to change their screen brightness to acceptable levels when eye-strain has been detected, as well as an automatic adjustment for the screen's brightness and blue light level at certain times of day, including sunrise and sundown. For data lovers, an analytical tool has been included in Flexbright, offering dynamic charts that show you all the adjustments that the app has made over the past twenty-four hour period.
"Using your smart devices during the night time exposes the eye to blue light which simply isn't naturally present, which fools the brain into thinking that it's earlier than it really is," said the CEO of Intelligent Apps, Sam Aljamal. "Combined with an overly bright phone light, or even over-dimming of the light, eye strain joins in. Over time, that has a catastrophic effect on the quality of your sleep - and your actual eyesight. We created FlexBright as a way to minimize this risk."
* Custom set up to change blue light level by time of the day
* Smart eye strain calculator to monitor exposure to blue light
* Prompt you if high blue light exposure is detected before bedtime
* Dark Mode feature that significantly reduces eyestrain while reading at night
* Provide warning and exercises to rest your eyes when high strain is detected throughout the day
* Set daytime brightness and nighttime brightness for your device
* App will determine your local sunrise and sunset times to use for day and night brightness if you like
* App will record your device brightness for 24 hours and present it in beautiful and dynamic bar chart
Doctors have noted in recent years that not only does blue light disrupt the body's natural circadian rhythms - the natural human cycle of sleep and wakefulness - but also disrupts melatonin, the sleep hormone. However, a disrupted melatonin cycle also spells bad news for general health: it also works as an antioxidant that many researchers say may help slow the progression of cancer and other serious health issues that come later in life.
The smart thing for all users of cellular and tablet devices to do is to protect their eyesight and melatonin production by installing FlexBright. The app automatically adjusts screen brightness and blue light level and offer prompts when it is time to take a break from watch YouTube, catching up on emails or browsing social media.
* Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Universal Application
* Size: 4.7 MB
* Version: 2.0
* Category: Productivity
* Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish
Pricing and Availability:
FlexBright 2.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category.
Intelligent Apps is a North Carolina based software design firm dedicated to delivering innovative technology solutions for solving everyday problems. Driven by the passion of constantly inventing new technology, the company offers excellent, high-quality technology products to meet the needs of everyday problems. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2016 Intelligent Apps, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.