Studies have shown that flickering light may impair concentration or cause tiredness, a feeling of sickness, sore eyes, or a drop in cognitive performance.

Flicker may also trigger a migraine attack or an epileptic seizure in a person with such a tendency.

CHECK YOUR LAMPS WITH THE OULIGHT APP!


The Oulight app lets you use your smartphone to easily check for lamp flicker at home, school, work, or anyplace where you have experienced unpleasant lighting. The app lets you compare lamps and lighting fixtures when you are buying them for your home or workplace. 

What

Oulight is a smartphone app that lets you measure lamp flicker and flicker frequencies.

How

The app lets you photograph a source of light or lamp you want to measure. The app analyzes the proportion of lamp flicker in relation to the amount of steady flicker-free light and also indicates the percentage of flicker at different frequencies.
The app tells you when flicker may be detrimental to some people.