Thursday, May 24, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform Brings Artificial Intelligence Features to a New Tier of Smartphones
Intel Nervana NNP-L1000 Neural Network Processor Coming in 2019
Uber Ends Arizona Self-driving Program
Apple to Offer $50 Rebates for iPhone Battery Swaps
Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 SoC to be Dedicated to VR and AR Headsets
Next@Acer: Acer Debuts Premium Chromebooks, Gaming Desktops and Notebooks
LG Display and Google Develop an 18 megapixel 4.3-inch 1443 ppi 120 Hz OLED display for VR
IBM Crypto-Anchor Verifier, an AI-enabled Scanner for Visual Clues that Prove an Item's Authenticity
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
Amazon Stops Shopping Ads on Google: report
Google Outlines How it Manages User Data Ahead of GDPR
Google Lens Coming to Camera Apps, Maps Become More Personal
Google Adds One-tap, Suggested Options to Google Photos
Updated Google News is Powered by AI
Google Assistant Gets Smarter and More Natural
Google Gives Publishers Controls Ahead of GDPR
Google to Highlight Android P, AI, AR/VR at Google I/O 2018
Google Assistant Now Works With All Major Home Appliances
Google Invests in Startups to Improve Google Assistant
Updated GMail Brings Security and Intelligent Features
Google Parent Alphabet Reports Strong Ad Sales and Costs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .