Author Archives: Devika Menon

The A.P Showcase

The exhibition was at the Industrial Design faculty which was with all other projects from our Minor group. It was so incredible to see all that attention on the main goal of SCiO. Mainly the school-kids visiting were so enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Looking Back

When we had briefly read about the SCiO device we were quite curious about the device and what the project would be about. However the first briefing was not really exciting, namely creating a database. It was up to us … Continue reading

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Poster : A Summary

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Proposed SCiO Interface ( Final Ver.)

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At the Faculty of Chemical and Physical Engineering

  We used polymers with the same surface and all of the polymers are transparent. We compared the different techniques on the corresponding grounds, because the range of the FTIR machine is way larger because of different sensors available. The … Continue reading

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Update from SCiO: DietSensor

  On the 20th of October, 2015, SCiO announced the launch of a new App. called DietSensor which aims to help users keep track of their diets by encouraging them to scan their food and getting the nutritional values from … Continue reading

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FTIR(S) Reference

  This is the equipment available in the Chemical Engineering faculty lab that we will be using to compare the results of the SCiO with.

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Testing Plastics

  We were advised to scan different types of polymers to better understand the device. Polymers are thin and have good reflectance, thus giving  good consistent output as it’s easily measurable. Scanning polymers is also convenient because it would be easy … Continue reading

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Initial Testing

  In order to understand the working of the device and to put it to use, we collected a range of different materials and scanned them.  They were: 1. Balsa Wood 2. A 10 cent coin 3. Paracetamol pill 4. … Continue reading

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Existing Interface of the SCiO App

  The app ( which can be used both on Apple and Android smartphones) has the following interface:    

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