We designed HumanCharger for you on the go! You can use it anywhere anytime. If you’re crossing several time zones on your travels, you’re likely to experience some jet lag. Jet lag reduces your productivity and performance edge for business. It takes the energy and enjoyment from the first days of your holiday.
HumanCharger cuts recovery time from jet lag to half it otherwise takes you to get back to normal.
HumanCharger is safe to use on airplanes even during takeoff and landing. It does not contain radio transmitters or receivers that are usually not allowed. Please note that the airline’s own practices and rules may vary.
With the App
For trip-specific, optimized timing download the HumanCharger app for your Apple, Android or Windows Phone mobile phone from the phone manufacturer's app store. Enter your flight schedule in the app, and let the app remind you when exactly to use HumanCharger.
Together with the TripIt travel app you’ll be glad to know that HumanCharger app can look up your Tripit schedule automatically, removing the need to re-enter your flight schedule.
Without the App
If you don't have the app, you can approximate a HumanCharger schedule for yourself by following these guidelines. It's not critical to get the timing exactly right, so feel free to use common sense and shift the times slightly to when it's most convenient for you.
During the flight and at the travel destination:
- Use HumanCharger four times in two hour intervals.
- Use for as many days as needed till you feel recovered.
If your flight is westward
- Start in late afternoon (e.g. 3pm, 5pm, 7pm, and 9pm).
If your flight is eastward
- Start in the early morning (e.g. 8am, 10 am, at noon and 2pm.)
All times are local times at destination. Ideally, you can start preparing for your flight 2-3 days before your trip. Use HumanCharger once every evening, and try to move your bedtime 30-60 minutes later.
Yes, HumanCharger is clinically tested and actually safer for you than sunlight. The enriched blue light from HumanCharger contains no UV rays.
During the 1-year clinical testing in 2013-2014 with trans-atlantic air passengers, none of the people participating in the test experienced any adverse side effects.
The same technology that’s used in HumanCharger has been in commercial use to treat mood disorders since 2010, and with about 70,000 devices in active use around the world the device has maintained an excellent safety record.
HumanCharger was made for accelerating your recovery from the unpleasant symptoms of jet lag. The same technology has been in use since 2010 to prevent and treat mood disorders, but with different timing and duration of use.
HumanCharger headset is ideally used together with the HumanCharger smartphone app, and together they should be used as instructed, for best results with jet lag recovery.HumanCharger has received in Europe an EU medical device certification for recovery from jet lag.
The device works, when the indicator lights operate as described in the user instructions, and when both ear buds emit bright beams of light.
You know that it helps with your jet lag recovery when you experience less than usual of the typical jet lag symptoms such as irritability, feelings of fatigue, inertia, and forgetfulness, and recover from them noticeably faster than you normally would do.
The HumanCharger clinical jet lag study was published in the April 2015 issue of the peer-reviewed medical journal “Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance”. The article is available to subscribers of the journal, and it can be purchased from the journal separately by accessing the journal’s web page at asma.org/journal.