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Walabot DIY Lets You Scan Walls with Your Phone

Today we want to tell you about Walabot and how it could help you with your DIY and home improvement projects. When it comes to construction, plumbing, or electrical concerns, we sometimes need to take a look between our walls to map them out. However, it’s not always possible to get the plans of all the pipelines and electric wiring within walls.

While there are blueprints for these things, they are most likely not updated, specially if additions or reconstruction have been made within the walls. At times, these plans get misplaced or too dilapidated to even look through. This is where Vayyar Imaging Ltd. steps in with its wall scanner, the Walabot DIY.


Look into the walls

The Walabot DIY is a gadget that you mount on your smartphone while you scan your walls. The accompanying app would then receive information from the gadget and show what’s inside your walls.

The scanner can detect wood and metal studs, electrical wires and cables, PVC and metal pipes, and even pests. The device allows vision of up to 10 cm (4 in) deep inside both drywalls and concrete walls. Furthermore, the app can map large wall areas, allowing you to save the images for later analysis.


The device comes with a micro USB OTG cable, type C OTG cable, protective film, and a gel pad. A quick start guide is also there to help you begin scanning away.

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Currently, the Walabot DIY is only compatible with Android phones running at Android 6.0 and up with USB on-the-go (OTG). If you have that, then there’s nothing stopping you from taking advantage of this solution. That being said, it is recommended to have an Android phone that’s been purchased in the last 2 years with Android 7 and above to get the best performance.


The Walabot DIY comes with a price tag of $74.95, while the Walabot DIY Plus comes in at $89.95. This might seem a bit pricey, but if you’re looking to remodel a portion of your home or even just do a simple project of your own, this device just might be worth it.

YouTube: Walabot – You have to try it!

Photo credits: All images used are owned by Vayyar Imaging Ltd. and were provided for press usage.
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Sead Fadilpasic
Sead Fadilpasic
Freelance writer / journalist / blogger. Tech enthusiast and gadget freak. Guitarist. Previously Al Jazeera journalist.