Adafruit Feather Based Allergy Tester

Thanks to @mnelsoneorm on discord for pointing out this news story about a prototype portable food allergy tester that is using an Adafruit Feather and the OLED FeatherWing.

UPDATE: Thanks to Richard Blue for providing this closer-to-the-source info:

Center for Systems Biology at Mass General Hospital (lab where work is being done):

Geeky tech details:

A better news video:

Looks like samples are placed on a sensor:

and results are shown using an icon:

Data is also transmitted over bluetooth for displaying in an app running on a smart phone.

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1 Comment

  1. FYI — typical of local TV news, the CBS LA news show edited out the name of the doctor. Took a little digging to work out who created this. You might want to update the blog entry with some of this

    Center for Systems Biology at Mass General Hospital

    Really interesting and impressive:

    You might want to change your link to this one from the Boston CBS station that has the name of the scientist at Mass General in the video..

    Kudos to Adafruit as always – great blog and wonderful products that enable this kind of innovation.

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