OurCrowd’s portfolio company Consumer Physics was featured in Ha’aretz, a leading English-language Website for real-time news and analysis of Israel and the Middle East. Consumer Physics has developed the world’s first affordable molecular sensor – the Scio – that fits in the palm of your hand.
[I]f Consumer Physics’ plans proceed as intended, within a few months you will be able to scan your food and – within about ten seconds – know what’s in it, using a pocket sensor called SCiO. The scanner will also be able to authenticate medications or supplements.
It sounds like science fiction but actually the underlying technology has been around for a long time: the device is simply a spectrometer, but miniaturized to pocket size.
Read more on Ha’aretz here.