Meal Snap iPhone App Visually Counts Calories Using Human Photo Recognition

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Meal Snap

We’ve seen our fair share of odd iPhone apps, but Meal Snap might just take the cake (pun intended).  You simply snap a photo of your meal, upload it and within minutes you’ll receive a response containing what’s in your meal as well as the calorie count.  

Since it’s unlikely that they’ve developed an automated algorithm, chances are they’re depending on a team of people to manually review the picture and look up the information online.  You can label your meals if you so choose, and doing so will probably expedite the process,

You can buy it now for $3, just don’t expect them to count the calories of cat meat.


Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."

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