Sharon’s Consumer Physics presents handheld smart sensor

September 5, 2014

The world’s search engines provide an overwhelming amount of instantaneous information, but for Dror Sharon, MBA ’06, and the company he co-founded, it’s just not good enough. Consumer Physics, Inc., based in Tel Aviv, Israel, where Sharon serves as CEO and “Chief Happiness Officer,” recently launched SCiO which promises fast information about the physical things that surround us with specificity the Internet cannot provide. The size of a flash drive, SCiO is a hand-held optical sensor that can read the chemical makeup of the things around us. Sharon describes information from search engines as “cumbersome” and envisions Scio as a practical tool to extract useful information from objects and materials in real time. Continue reading this article on MIT Sloan.

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