Diabetes News: 7 Things to Know About Google’s Smart Contact Lens

The smart contact lens can check glucose levels every second

   

Diabetes News: 7 Things to Know About Google’s Smart Contact Lens

Google (GOOG) has developed a new smart contact lens for people with diabetes.

google logo Diabetes News:  7 Things to Know About Google's Smart Contact Lens Here are a few facts about Google’s smart contact lens.

  • The smart contact lens is equipped with tiny chips and an antenna.
  • It can check a person’s glucose level every second.
  • The company is currently looking for a partner to help bring the smart contact lens to the market.
  • The company is currently in talks with the FDA over the use of the smart contact lens.
  • Prototypes of the smart contact lens aren’t expected to reach the public for another five year.
  • The smart contact lens took 18 month to develop.
  • The smart contact lens was developed by Google’s X lab, which also created a driverless car, Google Glass and a project to bring internet to isolated areas with balloons.

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