Consumer Physics

Consumer Physics is a technology company building a pocket spectrometer for smartphones, enabling a variety of consumer apps. The Company’s mission is to empower consumers and businesses to learn about the makeup of materials anytime, anywhere by using SCiO - an affordable near infrared spectrometer. Consumer Physics offers businesses and third party developers a platform that enables them to design their own molecular sensing models and mobile applications for personal and commercial use.
Company Growth (employees)
Herzliya, IL
Size (employees)
75 (est)
Consumer Physics was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Herzliya, IL

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Consumer Physics has an office in Herzliya

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Total Funding

$11.5 m

Latest funding size

$10.5 m

Time since last funding

about 3 years


Consumer Physics's latest funding round in August 2014 was reported to be $10.5 m. In total, Consumer Physics has raised $11.5 m

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Does anyone really need a phone that can tell what you’re eating?

It’s obvious that the craziest, most daring, most innovative smartphone manufacturers aren’t in South Korea or California, but in China, where they toil away in relative obscurity. Chinese manufacturers are risk takers, and they’re prepared to try things that their larger rivals wouldn’t dare. Where…

8 cool new ways computer vision is changing everything

GUEST: Computer vision and image recognition are integral parts of artificial intelligence (AI), which has quickly gone from niche to mainstream in the past few years. And nowhere was this more evident than at CES 2017 earlier this month. From a few days of wandering the floor, here are some of the …

Austria’s Ams creates spectral sensors on a chip for chemical identification

Ams, a big maker of analog semiconductors, said it has created a digital multispectral sensor on a chip in a move that could pave the way for new kinds of devices across a number of industries. The Premstaetten, Austria-based company said that the sensors could enable devices that keep track of your…

Changhong’s H2 smartphone uses molecular sensor to identify real or fake Viagra pills

Chinese tech company Changhong unveiled a new smartphone, the H2, that can scan objects for molecular authenticity using a technology. I saw a live hands-on demo of the smartphone’s sensor working at CES 2017, where the company showed how it could tell the difference between a real Viagra pill and a…

This phone has a built-in tricorder. Really.

LAS VEGAS — The smartphone is often called the real-world version of the handheld communicators from the original Star Trek, a nod to how prescient the TV series was about personal technology. Well, another Star Trek gadget is on the verge of becoming common. The tricorder — the device that Spoc…

Changhong’s H2 smartphone lets you scan objects for molecular authenticity

Chinese tech company Changhong is unveiling a new smartphone, the H2, that can scan objects for molecular authenticity using a technology developed by Consumer Physics and Analog Devices (ADI). The H2 is the first smartphone to use the Scio molecular identification technology developed by Consumer P…
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