Using IBM Watson's cognitive computing technology, the application is able to deliver personalized dining recommendations.
The portable device does its magic by relying on the power of near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy to scan physical materials for their molecular fingerprint.
The system consists of three parts: smart dispensing bottle; the FuelPod Marketplace with vitamins, minerals and other supplements; and the LifeFuels app.
The device relies on cameras and sensors to identify, weigh and record everything on the plate, and transmit that information to a companion app.
The company's Japan division has outfitted a banana with sensors and LEDs to create the world's first edible wearable.
The grant will be used for the RELAX app development and two phases of clinical trials, with a goal of making users more aware of when and why they stress eat.
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.
The smart container uses ultra-responsive sensors to seamlessly track its nutritional content, while mobile app provides useful information and advice.
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 money was provided by existing investors Cowboy Ventures and Floodgate, bringing the company's total funding to at least $3.3 million.