Friday, November 17, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Won't Be an Option For Holiday Shopping
G.Skill Unveils Trident Z DDR4-4400 32GB CL19 Kit
Spotify Buys Soundtrap
Volkswagen to Invest Over $40 billion on Future Cars
Broadcom Completes Acquisition of Brocade
Tesla Roadster Electric Supercar Accelerates to 60mph in 2.2 sec
FCC Approves Next Gen ATSC 3.0 TV Standard
Asus Could Buy Toshiba's PC Business
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, January 17, 2014
Google Develops Smart Contact Lens


Google is developing a smart contact lens built to measure glucose levels in tears, as an alternative to finger pricks for glucose testing.

Diabetes is a huge and growing problem. Many people with diabetes face the daily struggle as they try to keep their blood sugar levels (Glucose) under control. In orde to do that, they prick their finger and test drops of blood throughout the day.

Google is testing a smart contact lens that?s built to measure glucose levels in tears using a tiny wireless chip and miniaturized glucose sensor that are embedded between two layers of soft contact lens material. Prototypes will be able to generate a reading once per second. Google is also investigating the potential for this to serve as an early warning for the wearer, so the company is exploring integrating tiny LED lights that could light up to indicate that glucose levels have crossed above or below certain thresholds.

Although it's still early days for this technology, Google has completed multiple clinical research studies which are helping to refine the prototype.

The company is also in discussions with the FDA, but there's still a lot more work to do to turn this technology into a system that people can use.




Previous
Next
NTT DoCoMo Delays Tizen Smartphone        All News        MPEG LA Announces License Terms for HEVC
China Develops Its Own Operating System     General Computing News      Facebook Adds Popular Conversations To Site

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Makes Search Results More Local and Relevant
Mobile Ad Growth Boosts Alphabet' s Revenue
Google Offers Bug Bounty for Mobile Apps
Google Designed New Pixel Visual Core Chip Internally
Google's Advanced Protection Program Adds Security Layers to Gmail
Google's Home Mini Speakers Caught Recording Everything
Google Found Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail
Google Clips AI-powered Camera and new Google Buds headphones with Google Assistant
The Google Pixel 2 and Updated Daydream View are here
Google Adds Home Mini and Max to the Google Home family
Google Changes Rules on Free News Stories, Announces Subscription Tools
Google Assistant is now on Android TV

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .