Microsoft has partnered with researchers at University of Washington to continue the development of smart contact lenses, initially focusing on glucose sensing to one day provide diabetics a continuous and non-invasive option for watching their sugar. Building on that they imagine contact lenses that may augment our vision, providing contextual information right when and where you need it.
The University of Washington has been a leader in electronic contact lens research, as the flashbacks below will attest, and we hope Microsoft will help get this technology sooner to practical realization.
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Flashbacks: Bionic Contact Lens to Check Your Email; Electronic Contact Lenses Promise Future of Advanced Augmented Vision; Pressure Sensing Contact Lenses May Provide Continuous Glaucoma Monitoring; Electronic Contact Lenses for Better Vision; SENSIMED Triggerfish Electronic Contact Lens Provides Continuous Monitoring of Intraocular Pressure