Google develops contact lens that can monitor glucose levels

By Shawn Knight
Jan 17, 2014
Post New Reply
  1. Google has developed a contact lens that contains a glucose sensor, antenna, capacitor and a chip designed to help those with diabetes. The lens, which doesn’t restrict eyesight, takes glucose readings twice every second and sends the information to an...

    Read more
  2. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,223

    This may be a day late and a dollar short. The FDA is starting to approve full on automatic insulin pumps. These not only monitor your glucose, but they adjust the insulin for you too.

    Maybe they can get the contacts to work as the screen for Glass and then we won't have to walk around looking like a fool.
  3. Probably would be pricey but less so if you agree to watch an advertisement every hour or so.
  4. Echo Therapeutics has a much more practical glucose monitor. It is a transdermal sensor that just attaches to your skin and doesn't use a needle like the current Dexcom or Medtronic systems. Echo is getting their sensor approved in Europe in April, and in the U.S. later this year.

Similar Topics

Add your comment to this article

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...