In general, for accurate quantitative body composition measurement, radiation-based equipment such as CT (Computed Tomography) or DEXA (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptivity) must be used. However, NIR has longer wavelengths, which means it has weaker energy than that of visible and UV (ultraviolet) wavelengths. Our devices use a very safe technology that raises no concerns about radiation exposure. In addition to safety, it’s simple to use and only takes a few seconds to scan by contacting the device with the skin.
The ultimate goal of our technology is to enable more people to be aware of important health indicators and improve their quality of life in a safer and easier way.