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Photos of the Day: GE’s Calorie-Counting Technology

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:02am
GE Reports

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A GE team together with researchers at Baylor University’s Department Electrical and Computer Engineering are testing a new calorie counting system on simple mixtures of oil, water and sugar. They have built a prototype, but the prize is a push-button device that could be in every kitchen. (Above: A mock up of a push-button calorie-counting device).

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One day the team could link the device with a smartphone app or a workout wristband.

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Advanced microwave sensors look for fat and water molecules in food.

 

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