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NutriLens Beta in the Play Store

I just uploaded a new app to the Google Play Store. It’s called NutriLens. It scans nutritional information on food packaging to show you how healthy it is. Sometimes food packaging can be hard to understand or even deceptive. The UK Government put together some guidelines but these are not mandatory. Where packaging does not use the traffic light system NutriLens can read the text on the packaging using the device’s camera and Optical Character Recognition (OCR). After parsing this information the app displays the nutritional information as it should be with red, amber or green for fat, saturates, sugar and salt like this:

It’s only available in the UK and Ireland for now. Android 6.0+ required.
More info here
Play Store Link here