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iPhone Radiation Detectors

The Scosche RDTX-PRO Monitors Electromagnetic Waves

— August 31, 2011 — Tech
Smartphones can become microscopes and turntables when connected to clever accessories, so why can't they be radiation detectors as well? The Scosche RDTX-PRO is the innovative company's latest invention which bestows regular people with the equipment to monitor a hazardous invisible threat.

After the catastrophic events in Fukushima, Japan, in early 2011, the public have grown more in interested in the effect of electromagnetic waves and their relative risk of exposure. This intelligent gadget can be connected to a iPod Touch or an iPad with no calibration necessary, feeding the user readings about the quality of his environment. The monitor recognizes anything over the level of 60keV and alerts the owner if the degree becomes dangerous. The Scosche RDTX-PRO iPhone app even enables the sharing of its findings over Google Maps, Facebook and Twitter.
Trend Themes
1. Smartphone Radiation Monitoring - The development of smartphone accessories that can detect and monitor radiation levels presents an opportunity for a trend in personal health monitoring.
2. Electromagnetic Wave Awareness - Increased awareness of the potential dangers of electromagnetic waves presents an opportunity for a trend in the development of gadgets and tools that can help people monitor and protect themselves from excessive exposure.
3. Mobile Health Technology - The integration of health monitoring technology into smartphones and mobile devices presents an opportunity for a trend in the development of wearable and portable health monitoring devices.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - Consumer electronics manufacturers can tap into the trend of smartphone radiation monitoring by developing accessories and devices that can help users monitor and manage their exposure to radiation.
2. Environmental Monitoring - The trend towards greater awareness of electromagnetic waves as a potential health hazard presents an opportunity for a trend in the development of gadgets and tools that can help people monitor levels of radiation in their environment.
3. Healthcare - The trend towards the integration of health monitoring technology into smartphones and mobile devices presents an opportunity for healthcare providers to develop new apps and services that can help patients monitor and manage their health on-the-go.
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