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Food Radiation Scanner / Food Radiation Scanner

Food Radiation Scanner
Food Radiation Scanner

The Food Radiation Scanner is a kitchen appliance that helps people determine if their groceries are safe to consume. The target audience are Japanese households affected by the Fukushima incident living in areas where elevated radiation levels can be observed in fresh food at local markets. The Food Radiation Scanner improves on handheld Geiger counters in that it offers more accurate and understandable readings in a shorter amount of time. This way we hope to make customers feel safe about buying locally grown food again.


Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

Jost Siebert,
Umeå Institute of Design

Kevin Gaunt,
Umeå Institute of Design

Madyana Torres,
Umeå Institute of Design

Peter Alwin,
Umeå Institute of Design

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