Scrona has developed a credit card sized smartphone pocket microscope which has been designed to provide a professional microscope that fits your wallet and is capable of connecting to your smartphone wirelessly.
The µPeek microscope comes with its own Android and iOS companion application and weighs just 55 g and is capable of being used for up to 4 hours on a single charge of its battery. what the video below to learn more about the pocket microscopes design and features.
The microscope uses Bluetooth low energy connectivity to make a link to your smartphone and is available in a range of different colours depending on your preferences. Its designers explain more about the patent-pending illumination incorporated into the pocket microscope that makes its design unique.
µPeek’s innovative illumination design allows performing several distinctive modes of microscopy. Besides standard bright-field microscopy, µPeek handles dark-field and fluorescence (only µPeek Blue) microscopy, as well as polarized illumination.
These advanced techniques are used by experts to highlight different visual aspects, and in fact create beautiful variations of one and the same specimen. µPeek democratizes access to these techniques and lets users experience nature in all its facets.
The smartphone pocket microscope is currently raising funds via the Kickstarter crowdfunding website, so if you think the µPeek is something you could benefit from jump over and meeting place by the link below.