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Tag: Contact Lens

Contact Lens Contains Embedded LCD

Contact Lens Contains Embedded LCD
Who hasn’t dreamed of having heads-up display screens directly embedded into their eyes? I guess years of playing Cyberpunk 2020 and reading science-fiction novels have made this a fixture in most settings. While it won’t make readable contact lens displays feasible any time soon, it looks like scientists have actually been able to make contact lenses with embedded LCDs.

Microsoft Working on Blood Sugar Monitor Contact Lens

Microsoft Working on Blood Sugar Monitor Contact Lens
While we still may be a long way off from heads-up displays built into contact lenses, Microsoft Research is hoping to sort this technology out at some point in the not-too-distant future. Beyond the Terminator-like augmented reality ideas we all envision, Microsoft Reasearch and The University of Washington are working on a much nobler idea – contact lenses which automatically display blood sugar levels for diabetics.

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