Weighing something has become the trend of today’s generation. Your body weight to what calories you consume has been measured and calculated immensely these days as opposed to olden days. The fixation over measuring the weight and appropriate scaling of quantities are although a recent development, the need to weigh things has been universal and traditional with regards to people’s increasing demands. The erstwhile methods of measuring included weighing machines and scales to give the appropriate measure of how heavy an object is irrespective of what breed it belongs to. Nowadays, that has also become digital to ease the efforts of weighing anything bereft of any instruments or equipment.
Technological advancement has caught up in measurement too, which is seen as the stroke of genius by millions of people who have the necessity to weigh things constantly. A simple mobile phone would suffice such a demand which is quite extraordinary considering the uncanniness of something like that. Nobody in their extreme imagination would have thought of mobile phones as scales to weigh things. Alas! It is possible now. This has taken people by surprise, but the reality strikes as something exemplary for the people who consider it as the supremacy of technology.
Smartphones of today are designed to perform intellectually inclined tasks and weighing the measurement is no less of a joke. The gyro sensors in the phone help track the weight of any random object placed above the phone. It is an instantaneous application that displays the weight as soon as something is placed on the phone’s position. However, keeping any large objects on the phone might tamper with the monitor screen creating scratches. So placing the objects needs to be done carefully bearing in mind the heaviness of the object and how it could affect the screen/phone.
Weighing objects through the phone should be done on a bouncy or spring-loaded surface to avoid any cracking of parts. Let us have a look at all the digital scale apps which have been on the rise and their specific significance. You can use the ones that befit your demands also factoring in the type of phone you have.
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Weigh Scale Estimator:
This is one of the extraordinary weighing applications which work sans sensors. The only shortcoming of this application is that it can weigh only up to 10 to 500 grams of objects.
This app works as an embodiment of the splendid abilities of the smartphone which is close enough to the capacities of a human mind.
Before starting to measure any object through this app, the phone has to be molded in order to weigh things. The app has a self-explanatory video demonstrating the protocols of weighing any object and those steps had to be duly followed. This app also requires some extra accessories to increase its accuracy which are 0.5 litres bottle of water and sheets of paper.
Every time you place the objects, the phone needs to be calibrated and the instructions need to be followed. It could be quite tedious given the preparations it needs for every object, but the accuracy will blow your mind as it perfects the weight to precision.
Truck Scale calculator:
We have been quite acquainted with monster trucks and load-filled trucks controlled by a single driver. This app is dedicated to those truck drivers who simply use the app for weighing their axles.
As opposed to placing the trucks on the phones which is quite impossible, this app works on the data that is fed by the driver. The person who uses the app is required to fill in all the essential data for the application to perform its calculation.
Digital scale free–weight estimator simulator:
This is a proper scale-like application that has every attribute of a scale and looks like one itself. The outcome could be a little distorted given the reality and might be inaccurate sometimes depending on what you weigh.
The interface of the application is fancy with all the neon lightings it poses and the buttons to activate its operation. It could weigh any object at ease, although smaller ones could be an easy fit considering the risk it could have on mobile screens.
The number will be displayed on the screen which directly indicates the weight of the object and it can be fixed for units. This is a splendid application that works spontaneously without any prerequisites.
Sensoscale Lite Digital Scale:
It is a Bluetooth-aided application that calculates weight with precision. The app has an integrated and in-built sensodriod Bluetooth scale which actually performs the weighing functionality.
The application has a functional manual in the form of a video message which needs to be heeded before you set out on operating it. This one application is a blend and mix of multiple scales which appropriates its action according to the object being placed for weighing.
Gram Digital Scale App with converter:
This application has a unanimous unit and would give the result in only that parameter which is grams. It is also called 3 grams for this purpose and essentially operates on three splendid functionalities.
The three important features which demand a mention are:
- It changes the phone to a scale. The phone is literally converted as a scale where any tiny object can be measured without any calibration.
- The cameras of the phone are put to use for weighing the object.
- It also has the capacity to record and store all the weights that have been taken over the course of time.
As the name suggests, this app is dedicated to the kitchen and is a catalyst for perfect recipes. Measuring the ingredients for a recipe is a task that cannot be perfected by our efforts or experience. However, this app alleviates this issue easily by measuring the quantity of any ingredients.
Right from sugar, salt to the flour, all the ingredients are perfectly weighed in order to fulfil the requisites of a perfect recipe.
A screen is displayed where the products are filled and the right measure pops out of the display screen instantly. The results are subjected to possible errors or inaccuracy but help a great deal in easing your work to a large extent.
Digital Scale by LucidSWs:
This app more than calculating weight is useful for suggesting and predicting the cost of the object with respect to its quantity. The value of the product for 1 Kg, with units and currency, is filled and the cost is just displayed.
Sometimes, to avoid being cheated by the seller for overpricing that quantity, this app is used to suggest the actual price. The final price can be subjected to appropriation depending on what is being purchased.
Digital scale apps are the masterpiece effect of smartphones that could have been an impossibility a few years back. Simulating an application like this is quite out of the ordinary given the complication it requires. Yet it has turned out to be a reality to all our surprise. Using a platform like this shows the enormity of technological advancement that has happened over the years. It has to be used in accordance with our needs and necessities. Prank applications emulating the functionality of weighing apps are also available for fun which can be availed for perks.