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5/11/2018 | By Maker.io Staff

The Gentleman Makers Sun Informer Lets Homebodies Safely Enjoy Intermittent Sunshine

Courtesy of All About Circuits

In a country where sunlight is often hard to come by, many Brits turn to tiny pockets of clear skies for their vitamin D production. In this installment of The Gentleman Maker, Robin Mitchell creates his very own Sun Informer, a device that detects intermittent sunlight. When it senses that pocket of sunshine, the device alerts all sun-deprived people in the immediate area, encouraging them to head outside for a few precious minutes. But in an effort to avoid sunburns, after 15 minutes, the device sends out another alert, warning users against spending too much time in the sun.

Want to build a Sun Informer of your own? Check out this episode of The Gentleman Maker.