posted on May, 29 2012 @ 12:11 PM
AFP - Mobile phone operator Softbank on Tuesday unveiled a smartphone that can measure radiation as consumers in Japan clamour for reassurance
following last year's Fukushima nuclear disaster.
The latest model in the firm's Pantone series comes complete with a sensor that enables users to see at the touch of a button how much radiation they
are being exposed to.
The phone, which the company is putting on general sale from July, can also keep a record of exposure in every location the phone has been to,
Softbank said in a statement, adding that it can detect gamma rays in a range of 0.05-9.99 microsieverts per hour.
Awww! Isnt this nice! A built in Geiger counter for your phone!
Now you, yes YOU, can see how often and at what levels you are being exposed to radiation, yay! Poor world.. Fukushima is releasing radiation like
crazy still and with more and more of it being covered in MSM..thats a good thing. The problem is, is it too late?!
If you had this phone in North america, how often would you check your app? If i had it and lived in Japan (which i wouldn't.. I woula get outta
there asap!) i don't think i would ever turn it off!
I wonder if it has an alarm of something that goes off and/or options to send location information along with radiation levels to some sort of