Posted On July 28, 2021
CNET readers can now access a brand new radiation detector, the Radiowave Smoke Detector, with its first public beta test in less than 24 hours.
The Radioshack Radioview is a high-powered, low-cost device that has a 3D-printed body that can detect radiation at a range of up to 50 miles (80 kilometers).
While it’s not as powerful as some other devices on the market, it has an incredibly accurate readout.
Users can choose between three different levels of radiation, ranging from a low of 0.01 millisieverts (mSv) to a high of 2.5 millisiesv, which means that the detector can tell the difference between a 2.2 mSv and 2.7 mSxSv dose.
The device’s high sensitivity makes it ideal for measuring CO2 emissions from power plants, nuclear power plants and other sources, and it can also be used to detect radiation from the atmosphere.
CNET has more on the Radioview.
The Radiashack Radioviview is one of the first products on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.
Indiegogoros is a crowdfunding platform that allows people to raise money for new gadgets and devices, often by crowdfunding them to the extent of hundreds of dollars.
The crowdfunding platform also allows people, usually young people, to help fund new products and services.
In the past, Indiegokens have raised millions of dollars for gadgets like a 3-D printer and a water heater.
IndieGoGo, another crowdfunding platform, has raised $8 million for a laser-based water heater that uses light and heat to generate electricity.