Withings U-Scan is a curious device that offers you precise health metrics through urine, and all in real time.
Technology advances by leaps and bounds, sometimes with results as striking as the Withings U-scan. This real time urine analyzer It has been presented at the CES in Las Vegas in 2023, immediately becoming one of the devices that has caused the most interest. In the photo above you can look like a toilet freshenerbut they really only share the location in which they are installed.
As we say, this U-Scan is responsible for analyzing urine in real time to offer the user health metrics that you can see through your mobile phone in a matter of seconds. Yes, this urine analyzer also has WiFi, so it connects to your smartphone to send you the results. What’s more, through the app it even gives you tips to improve your health.
Withings U-Scan, a real-time urine analyzer
U-Scan is a device that installs on any toilet and whose function is to analyze the urine in real time. It has been presented by Withings, its manufacturer, at a CES in Las Vegas where it has attracted many eyes. As the company explains, urine reflects our state of health with great precision, that’s why this U-Scan can help us to know how we are in a matter of seconds.
This device is compatible with any WC, where it will have to be installed as if it were an air freshener. However, instead of scenting the toilet, what it will do is analyze up to 100 specific biomarkers through the analysis cartridges that it equips inside. The U-Scan has a diameter of only 90 millimetersbut it works like a laboratory to give you very precise data.
Its work is automatic, that is, you only have to connect it to your mobile and install it in the WC to start using it. The first step is important, since the mobile phone is the key tool with which you will be able to know the results obtained in the urine tests.
As reported Android Authority, Withings plans to release several U-Scan models that will analyze different metrics. On the one hand, Nutri Balance will offer users information on nutrition and hydration with biomarkers such as pH and vitamin. On the other hand, it will go on sale U-Scan Cycle Sync for monitoring the menstrual cycle based on hormones, which will analyze biomarkers such as LH (luteinizing hormone) and pH.
The accuracy of U-Scan is such that it can even differentiate the urine of each person of home. Of course, you can also distinguish urine from any other type of fluid. Regarding autonomy, its battery lasts 3 months, just like the cartridge which is responsible for analysis. Once this time has passed, you can change the cartridge without problems, as well as charge the battery through a USB-C cable.
Thanks to the information confirmed by the manufacturing company, we already know when U-Scan will be available and how much will have to be paid for it. As we see on the web, the curious device will come out on sale in Europe at the end of the second quarter of 2023that is, we can expect it for summer. The price will be 449.95 euros by a U-Scan reader and a 3-month cartridge. To continue using it, the user will have to buy cartridges independently or subscribe to automatic recharge service from Withings, the price of which is unknown at this time.