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A team at the University of Tokyo is using cameraphone technology to take note of what we eat…

“The researchers have developed image-recognition software that can tell meat and potatoes from fish and rice and can ignore any non-food items in an image, the point being to establish what food groups are present in a meal merely by analysing a photo of it.

The idea is that users take a snap of whatever they eat using a camera or cameraphone and have the software keep a meal diary what they’ve been consuming. Accuracy is claimed to be around 90 per cent.”

Full story at TechRadar here.

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Written by alsays

July 20, 2008 at 3:10 am

Posted in Mobile, Technology

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