Media report on SipBit

The Bangor Daily News, WFVX (Fox 22/ABC 7), Trendeepro, News Update, Tech and Science Post, Tech Xplore and other outlets reported that the University of Maine’s Nimesha Ranasinghe, assistant professor of spatial computing, and Chamath Amarasinghe, Ph.D. student of spatial information science and engineering, have invented a device that could launch new technology to facilitate daily tracking of food and drink consumption for the elderly and those with chronic conditions. The device, known as SipBit, can identify drink type, volume and sugar content when immersed in liquid using electrical impedance measurements across a range of frequencies in a drink.