engineering careers  Smartphones to have ‘diet scanner’ technology
engineering careers  Smartphones to have ‘diet scanner’ technology

Technology which allows users to find out the sugar content in fruit or the fat in a piece of cheese could soon be widespread within a few years. Israeli start-up company, Consumer Physics, have developed the small molecular scanner and predict that it could be fitted into every smartphone within a few years.

The scanner is said to have “endless” possibilities and could be used for policing, even identifying if a drug is counterfeit or an illegal substances by deciphering the objects unique molecular fingerprints.