Google unveils prototype of smart contact lenses for diabetics
SAN FRANCISCO — Google stated on Jan sixteen, 2014 that it’s testing a brand new technique for diabetics to watch their blood-sugar ranges by sporting a contact lens outfitted with tiny chips and an antenna.
Google stated a prototype of its “sensible contact lens” can generate a studying of a tear’s glucose degree each second, probably changing the necessity for individuals with diabetes to prick their fingers and check drops of blood all through the day.
“We’re in discussions with the FDA, however there’s nonetheless much more work to do to show this know-how right into a system that folks can use,” Google stated in a publish on its official weblog.
Google stated it deliberate to seek out companions, “who’re specialists in bringing merchandise like this to market”.
The world’s largest Internet search engine, Google is creating quite a lot of new applied sciences outdoors its core enterprise, together with self-driving automobiles and balloons that beam wi-fi Internet to distant areas of the world.
Google has additionally turn into extra targeted on well being-associated points, launching a separate firm in September dedicated to tackling illnesses associated to ageing.