May 29, 2014

This Smartphone Nose Sniffs Out Meat Spoilage

PERES, a handheld smartphone accessory for your kitchen, sniffs meat to detect spoilage. [via TIME]

quotemarksright.jpgSpecifically, PERES measures four things: Temperature, humidity, ammonia, and volatile organic compounds VOCs. It uses this data to detect whether meat is fresh and safe to eat. The device connects to your Android or iOS smartphone via Bluetooth, and works with most common types of meat beef, poultry, pork and fish.

PERES is being offered through crowd-funding site IndieGogo, where it has already surpassed its $50,000 goal. The device is scheduled to enter mass production in October 2014 with an expected retail price of $150.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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