#Google smart #contact lens to measure #sugar levels?
Google is allegedly developing the smart contact lens that will measure a wearers’ glucose levels by testing their tears.
In the official document application, Google showed off possible designs for how it could package the smart contact lens.
Google has previously said it is speaking to US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) about potentially testing its lens, and that general accessibility of the contact lens is most likely at least 5 years away, Quartz.com reported.
The lens company announced it is working on would be able to measure a wearer’s glucose levels by just examines tears.
This could potentially remove the requires for diabetics to pierce their fingers and draw the blood to check their blood-sugar levels.
In response to a enquiry whether the company was preparing to make its contact lens more normally available, a representative for the Google was reported as saying by Quartz that product releases cannot be incidental from patent applications.
Google has so far been awarded 44 patents involving the contact lenses, and has another 53 exclusive rights that it has applied for, which seems to suggest that work on the lens is surely on.
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