Mobile Wood Identification (MyWood-ID)
Jointly Developed by FRIM and UTAR

Mobile wood identification for 20 Malaysian timbers. Identification of 100 Malaysian timbers is coming soon. Now Available in iOS™.

How To Get Started

iPhone™

Now only support on Apple™ iPhone 6/6s or iPhone 6/6s Plus

Macro Lens

We recommend Ollo-clip™ Macro Lens with 21x Magnification

MyWood-ID Application

The App is ready to be downloaded in App Store

Cutter

Please be careful when using.

Wood List

MyWood-ID 20 can identify the following list of timbers
Balau
Bintangor
Chengal
Dark Red Meranti (DRM)
Jelutong
Karas
Kempas
Keranji
Keruing
Light Red Meranti (LRM)
Mengkulang
Merbau
Nyatoh
Ramin
Red Balau
Rubberwood
Teak
Tualang
White Meranti
Yellow Meranti

Guidelines

Prepare Specimen

Step 1

Prepare Specimen

Preparing a clear cross section using a cutter. Due care is needed when operating cutter.

Launch MyWood-ID

Step 2

Launch MyWood-ID

Click on the MyWood-ID icon. Please ensure the phone is Internet connected

Capture Image

Step 3

Capture Image

Place the Iphone™ 6/6s with Ollo-clip™ macro-lens (21x) on the surface prepared earlier, and click capture using the app.

Result

Step 4

Result

Result will be obtained in a few seconds.

Note

Please Read to Get Better Experience

Note

Make sure that the structure on the cross section is clearly shown and the iPhone™ with macro-lense (21x) is correctly placed on the clear cut surface. A blurred image will result in wrong identification.

Download

Please Download MyWood-ID from App Store™

Disclaimer

This app is used only for the identification of local timbers. Results obtained by MyWood-ID app should be taken as a guide only and may not be used in any court litigation. Precise wood identification can only be done by a trained wood anatomist. This service is provided by the Wood Anatomy Lab of FRIM

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