Pill-detection software could be ingredient for smartphone app

10/8/2012 | New Scientist

The NIH has developed software that can identify pills, helping patients determine whether they are about to take the right one. The application identifies the shape, color and imprint of a pill from a phone image and achieves 91% accuracy in less than a second. The software could be utilized in a consumer app, and the accuracy is bound to improve, say the developers.

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