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π-LAB: A portable laboratory

A project in Heraklion, Greece by Georgios Violakis

Status: Active

Raspberry Pi becomes a portable analytical tool! Determine olive oil quality/adulteration or analyze other liquid foods
Backers: 12
Average Daily Pledges: €72
Average Pledge Per Backer: €247

Funding: €2,960 of €58,000
Dates: Sep 15th -> Oct 30th (45 days)
Project By: Georgios Violakis
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Latest News

A few more classes added in Olive Oil measurement

October 21st - via:
The last few weeks we've been working on both the device hardware and software.  Now the device is powered using a USB-C cable and we are testing the electronics with some minor upgrades underway and at the same time there are some case design... (Read More)

System modularity, Spectrometer specifications, Mainboard update and the quality of our cuvette!

September 18th - via:
First of all, we would like to thank everyone for the interest and the support on the project! Since launch, there have been many questions both from within Kickstarter as well as outside it and with this first update we will try to briefly address... (Read More)

Raspberry Pi based kit tests liquid food quality

September 15th - via:
An open-spec, RPi 3A+ based “π-LAB” device on Kickstarter is equipped with a spectrometer, laser, 5MP camera, and touchscreen, and is designed to measure the quality of liquids such as olive oil. Powered by a Raspberry Pi Model 3A+, the open hardware/software device includes a spectrometer, laser, camera, and other components to measure and analyze liquids. (Read More)

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