Most iPhone peripherals aim low. They make the case a bit more durable or add a better speaker. They marginally improve a pretty darn good product.
The full Lapka sensor suite, along with its abstract viewing mode.
A steel probe checks for nitrates, which are commonly used in chemical fertilizers.
But Lapka is something totally different. It’s an appcessory billed as a “personal environment monitor,” and through its collection of four peripherals, Lapka gathers analog measures of humidity/temperature, radiation, electromagnetic frequencies (EMF) and organicity (whether or not a food is truly organic).
[Chris] is a homebrewer – the tasty kind – and wanted a way to track the rate of specific gravity against temperature. Tracking temperature is easy, all you need is a 1-wire temperature probe hooked up to the microcontroller of your...
The Lapka Environmental Monitor is a set of sensors that allow you to detect anything from whether or not your food is organic to the most comfortable room in your home.
An app and iPhone accessory kit, Lapka is enabling people to test the 'organicity' of their food at home.
Are your curious about your environment? Have you always wanted a tricorder in your pocket? Well, check out Lapka’s iPhone sensors. They will pack a bunch of sensors in a svelte, compact package that you can take everywhere with you...