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Monday, April 14, 2014

Google Contact Lens Camera

A fairly detailed analysis of a patent application by Google that embeds cameras in the human eye.  I recall seeing a number of proposals like this a decade plus ago.  The idea itself is almost as old as the contact lens.   "  ... Google has patented a smart contact lens that could see its Glass wearable computer fit inside a smart lens  ... The firm has already developed a contact lens for diabetics analyses their tears, warning them if their glucose levels are low. ... Now it has revealed plans for a lens with a camera built in - opening the possibility of its Glass system being shrunk down significantly, offering features such as 'superzoom' to wearers and even helping the blind see. ... " 

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