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A consumer device out on the market is claimed to now scan objects for their molecular content through smartphone and mobile devices. (SCiO) 0

Consumer Pocket Scanner ‘Measures Chemistry’ of Objects

Company Develops Consumer Pocket Scanner for Measuring the Chemistry of Objects Around You An Israeli company has developed a low-cost consumer spectrometer, alleging to measure the molecular makeup of everyday objects in our world. The device, dubbed SCiO, “is a non-intrusive, no-touch optical sensor that provides a seamless user experience.” It pairs with a smartphone or mobile device using Bluetooth to provide “instant affordable analysis,” of objects such as, “food, plants, medication, fuels, plastics.” The development of the device was made possible through a Kickstarter campaign which landed the company a cool $2.7 million dollars funded by almost 13,000 backers. If you missed...