Corn continues to play a critical role in global agriculture, whether it be for food production or for its various other industrial uses, carrying a 2019 estimated market value of $53 billion in the U.S. alone. Depending on the crop’s purpose, moisture in corn kernels needs to be tested regularly for optimal harvesting time. With this in mind and heavy backing from crop and specifically corn related industries and research centers, the Israeli based Consumer Physics had developed, SCiO, the world’s first-ever pocket-sized connected micro-spectrometer.

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