Amid increased scrutiny of cell phone radiation standards, apps
remind consumers to use their phones more safely
The launch of the Too Close™ line and Pocket Alert™ apps coincides with rising public awareness of the issues surrounding cell phone radiation and adverse effects on human health. The apps offer consumers the ability to enhance their understanding of the risks associated with radiation exposure, and remind them to use their cell phones in accordance with
Contrary to popular belief, all cell phone manuals suggest keeping mobile devices distant from the body, not up against the head or ear which is a common way to talk. Green Swan developed a line of cell phone apps to alert users when the device is too close to the body – similar to a seat belt car alarm – for optimum, safer cell phone usage.
Green Swan’s mobile apps provide users with the following features:
Additionally, to help teach children proper cell phone use, Too Close Parental™ has a password protection feature to prevent a child from disabling the application, while Pocket Alert™ issues a gentle, vibratory alert, reminding users to either turn “off” or remove the phone from their pocket.
“The non-ionizing radiation transmitted by cell phones is a real concern for all of us as the wireless industry’s technological advancements outpace public knowledge of the available scientific studies that inform consumers of their effects,” said