It’s one thing to hear about Michael Phelps winning a gold medal. It’s quite another to actually see him do it.

That’s the basic premise of YO Sperm Test, an “FDA-cleared” at-home fertility test that uses slides and a smartphone peripheral to both film your swimmers and measure their concentration in your, um, sample.

“In just a few minutes—without any sperm touching your phone—you can run your own, private, FDA-cleared YO home sperm test,” boasts the company in a promotional video. “Watch your own sperm home video by minimizing the screen. Stretch the screen to enlarge your sperm.”

While certainly gimmicky, the $50 test that goes on sale this week does claim one advantage: By specifically measuring motile (that is, moving) sperm, YO hopes to provide more useful information than other at-home tests that analyze the concentration of all sperm cells.

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When it comes to male fertility, however, several other important factors (including sperm shape and vitality) can only be measured by a commercial-grade semen analyzer or a specialist performing manual analysis. But how many of them have them have their own sperm-themed smartphone game?

“While you wait, why not take the YO Sperm Trivia Challenge?” asks the company. Why not, indeed.

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[Mashable]