The device called AutoDietary has a small microphone on the back that records the sound of people eating food and then sends that information to a smartphone.
The pilot was open to Verizon employees who had a BMI over 30 or a blood glucose level above a certain threshold.
The company will use the funds to fuel the development and release of food sensors for peanut and milk, R&D on additional proteins and substances...
The free to download food photo app can recognize your food to simplify the calorie counting process.
The app will lets users sequence their DNA so they could gain a deeper understanding of their body and its unique needs.
Called iEAT, it is still work in progress, but once ready -- it will be able to do its magic within just 10 minutes.
It is touted the first nutrition service to combine specialized care with personalization, included within a comprehensive virtual care environment.