Wireless pocket-size kitchen scale


  • more and more people need to care about their nutrition
  • patients with chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, need to make sensible food choices
  • people with food allergies or intolerances also follow special diets
  • newly diagnosed with a cronic disease or food allergy/intolerance, need to be aware of how much nutrient is in their meal times in order to balance medicine doses
  • how to inform people about food composition
  • supporting people with reliable food composition data (FCD) anytime and anywhere



As the scale is portable and of a pocket-size, it is easy to be carried around and used.
  • receiving weighed values from the scale over the Bluetooth protocol
  • the calculated values are added to the personal database on the smartphone
  • transfer of values into the user's personal database on the server

OPKP implementation

  • receiving food composition data from the Web server food composition database
  • selection of food that is currently weighed through the system of pull-down menus
  • recalculation of carbohydrates and other important values