That universal device that is the smartphone continues to surprise us with new ways its sensors, processing power and connectedness can be deployed.
an aesthetically pleasing and scientifically accurate personal environment monitor, consisting of white plastic sensors and an app that presents the data in a visual and easy-to-understand way.
The Lapka device and accompanying app will variously fill you in on:
- The amount of nitrates in your food or drink (showing how “organic” it is)
- The amount of radiation in your environment
- Electromagnetic fields caused by electronic devices
- Temperature and humidity
It partly reminds of the Star Trek tricorder that Spock was always using to pronounce on the chemical composition of this or that alien object…
Although with respect to the 60s props department, the Lapka looks a little more sleek…