Researchers invent new smart contact lenses that might beat Google’s to market

Smart Contact Lens

Measuring glucose without poking a patient with a needle is one of the white whales of modern medicine, and that’s because so many people around the world suffer from a form of diabetes. One way to do it is to attach a sensor to a contact lens alongside some electrical components and measure the sugar levels in tears. Google already has such a project in the works and has partnered with Novartis to further study the possibility of a commercial release. But other researchers are also looking at ways to make a product like this a reality.

Continue reading...

BGR Top Deals:

  1. We’re not sure how, but Amazon’s insanely good Logitech Harmony deal is back in stock
  2. The best-selling over-ear Bluetooth headphones on Amazon dropped to $33

Trending Right Now:

  1. Best Buy’s surprise 3-day sale is packed full of Apple gear, laptops, TVs, and more
  2. Galaxy S9 color options leaked in new renders
  3. Hands-on video shows Samsung’s final Galaxy S9 design

Researchers invent new smart contact lenses that might beat Google’s to market originally appeared on BGR.com on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 at 14:36:26 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

You may also like...