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Smartphone technology counts calories

This smartphone technology 3-D maps your meal and counts its calories.

How many calories are on the plate of food you’re about to eat?

You could eyeball it, but science says you’d probably underestimate. You could painstakingly weigh each ingredient in that salad or burger or look up items in a smartphone app, but that requires time and attention to detail.

A new laser mapping technology and smartphone app developed by University of Washington electrical engineers called NutriRay3D allows you to point your phone at a plate of food and get an accurate count of the total calories and nutrition.

Read full article at UW Today.