Polarized Glasses and Electronic Displays: A Brief Tutorial

For those sensitive to light few accessories are more valuable than polarized sunglasses. Polarized lenses work by filtering out photons (light) oscillating horizontally. While natural light from the sun...

Extreme pressure change in commercial aircraft responsible for headaches, migraine

Do you suffer headaches or migraines while flying on commercial aircraft?  The cause may surprise you. Ever since the 1950s commercial aircraft have featured pressurized cabins.  During flight, these pressurized...

Computer displays: finding a display compatible with you

Computer use is necessary in most professions.  Consequently, managing your symptoms in front of a computer display is often required before you can return to meaningful productivity. Headaches, deficits in visual...

LED vs incandescent bulbs: why quality now matters

For decades the better light bulbs were the cheaper light bulbs because they all had similar durability, appearance and performance.  These old-school bulbs worked on a simple premise: connect electricity from...
Graph illustration of typical CRI values

CRI: understanding the Color Rendering Index

Occasionally we cover topics incidental to lighting, but not directly related to light sensitivity.  This is one of those topics. If you've shopped for LED bulbs you might have seen...

Detecting flicker with cameras

You may have noticed instances on TechSensitive.com that flicker has been reportedly detected when referencing only a photo or video.  This is because in many cases flicker can be...

Intro to visual stressors

Getting headaches looking at screens?  While everyone is different, there are four primary factors that could be contributing to this. Brightness Color Flicker Visual Gymnastics Brightness acts as a multiplier of symptoms caused by...

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We like to keep an eye on the latest budget phones for suitable options available to all users, regardless of financial circumstances.  The Zenfone...