Called an Automatic Ingestion Monitor, or AIM, the device would automate what is currently the manual process of inputting the food items through an app.
The application, currently raising funds at Indiegogo, delivers specific weight loss and diet plans that meet evidence-based goals for different user groups.
By combining nutritional research with activity data collected by wearable devices, Nutrimatix generates a unique nutritional fingerprint for each individual.
The money was provided by existing investors Cowboy Ventures and Floodgate, bringing the company's total funding to at least $3.3 million.
Cherubic Ventures led the round with participation from Yuan-jin Capital, Sino Strategy, Alan Chien and Ming-zhe Ou, the former general manager of Lenovo Taiwan.
The free service will still include community support, whereas those opting to pay for a mentor will get a more personal guidance to achieve their goals.
The device's technology helps people lose weight by analyzing how they eat, while providing conclusions on real-time data analysis and pattern recognition.
The new money will be used for R&D, salaries and/or other compensation paid to executive officers in the ordinary course of business.
The smart container uses ultra-responsive sensors to seamlessly track its nutritional content, while mobile app provides useful information and advice.
The company's clinically-based and technology-enabled program is designed to speed up and simplify weight loss, helping user learn to live healthy for life.