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By now, we’re all familiar with the idea of wearable health trackers. But we’re used to seeing them on our wrists. If Google gets its way, the next batch of wearables may be worn in your eyes.
The company’s experimental wing, Google[x], announced on Thursday its plan to test a prototype of a smart contact lens that would monitor the sugar levels of diabetes patients, possibly alerting them when glucose levels become dangerously high or low.
Google is making a smart contact lens

By now, we’re all familiar with the idea of wearable health trackers. But we’re used to seeing them on our wrists. If Google gets its way, the next batch of wearables may be worn in your eyes.

The company’s experimental wing, Google[x], announced on Thursday its plan to test a prototype of a smart contact lens that would monitor the sugar levels of diabetes patients, possibly alerting them when glucose levels become dangerously high or low.

Google is making a smart contact lens

This is what a wearable computer looks like. It can turn any surface (including your own body) into a touchscreen! This technology is seriously amazing. The OmniTouch is the creation of Chris  Harrison, a PhD student in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie  Mellon University. See how it works!

This is what a wearable computer looks like. It can turn any surface (including your own body) into a touchscreen! This technology is seriously amazing. The OmniTouch is the creation of Chris Harrison, a PhD student in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University. See how it works!