Smart Contact Lenses, Microchip Pills are the Future of Health

Publication Title
What's the Big Deal
Publication/Creation Date
January 17 2014
Google Inc. (contributor)
Babak Parviz (creator)
Microsoft Research (contributor)
University Of Washington (contributor)
Proteus Digital Health (contributor)
Annie Gaus (creator)
Persuasive Intent
Google announced that it is testing smart contact lenses that can help Diabetes patients monitor glucose levels, but they're not the only ones working on building tiny microchips into health management systems. "Bionic contacts" are already used in Europe, and swallowable microchips that complement drug regimens are already approved for use the United States.
HCI Platform
Location on Body
Eye, Digestive Tract

Date archived
March 7 2014
Last edited
October 17 2019
How to cite this entry
Babak Parviz, Annie Gaus. (January 17 2014). "Smart Contact Lenses, Microchip Pills are the Future of Health". What's the Big Deal. What's the Big Deal. Fabric of Digital Life.