Nima

By Jonah Comstock 01:47 pm September 10, 2018
San Francisco-based Nima Labs (formerly known as 6Sensor Labs) has launched the Nima Peanut Sensor, the second in a planned line of connected devices that can scan foods for evidence of a particular allergen. Users can put a small amount of food in a canister and run it through the small, triangular hardware device to obtain a reading of "peanut" or "no peanut." “Millions of people with peanut...
By Dave Muoio 04:18 pm September 13, 2017
Researchers at Harvard Medical School have built a point-of-use food allergen detector that fits onto a keychain and can conducts tests in under ten minutes. The prototype device costs less than $40 to produce, and in restaurant settings could detect major antigens at sensitivities well below the regulatory limit. While the sensitivity and ease of the integrated exogenous antigen testing (iEAT)...
By Aditi Pai 12:47 pm May 19, 2016
Smartphone-enabled allergen testing company 6SensorLabs has raised $9.2 million in a round led by led by Foundry Group with participation from Upfront Ventures, SoftTech VC, SK Ventures, Lemnos Labs, and Matt Rogers, the founder of Nest. This bring the company’s funding to around $14 million to date. The company also announced it has rebranded — it will now operate under the name Nima. “This...