Phone as Tricorder

An Israeli company says it’s developed an optical lens and image processing software that’s so powerful it can turn any smartphone into a hyperspectral sensor, potentially allowing cameras to break down the chemical components of almost any object from a distance – without having to collect physical specimens.

It’s about as close to a Star Trek Tricorder as any normal smartphone can get.

Israeli Startup Can Turn Your Smartphone Camera Into A Star Trek Tricorder - Digits - WSJ

Get on my phone now.