GE researchers have built a device that'll count the calories of food on your plate

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
Jul 8, 2014
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  1. Most experts would agree that health and fitness tracking is poised to be the next big thing in technology. But aside from the myriad of smartwatches and fitness bands already available, what's left to reinvent really? Scientists at GE Global...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,665   +1,950

    If it scans the food, it should be able to provide the full chemical composition, not just energetic part of it, and along with quality estimates, such as freshness and cleanness, plus check for any bad bacteria. It won't sell as just a dumb calories counter, I mean it would be a waste of time going through all the scanning problems just for calories count.
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2014
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Another useless, expensive hi tech pile of junk for the ordinary consumer to waste money on. They should serve your Mc Donalds meal on them instead.
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

  5. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,475   +126

    Would be nice if it can also heat your food too as portable device. Calories counting devices don't sell well. These research lab tech at GE should design things we use instead of this item.

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