No Sharks provided a deal for SmartPlate, however Ortiz created an Indiegogo marketing campaign for the product to assist with its growth and launch. It raised greater than $158,000. The product did not have the three cameras initially pitched on Shark Tank; as an alternative, it relied on the digital camera in your smartphone to acknowledge the completely different meals on the plate. The pitch for the marketing campaign says the AI immediately detects greater than 1,000 meals via the app. The app can be linked to 625 nationwide restaurant chain menus and greater than 10,000 meals. Motivational speaker and marketing consultant Tony Robbins additionally partnered with SmartPlate, praising its “accuracy and in depth database” (by way of PR Information Wire).
Fitly started transport SmartPlate to customers in the US in late 2021, but it surely was solely suitable with the iPhone. Ortiz had posted updates saying the Android model could be accessible by 2021, however as of this writing, it nonetheless is not. Worldwide backers on the Indiegogo marketing campaign posted their frustrations about investing within the firm and never receiving their product years later.