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Google Contact Lens Patent Points to More Wearables

4/16/2014 01:00 PM EDT
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escher
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escher   4/21/2014 1:25:57 AM
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Looks like the dystopia of "Minority report" is partly here. All we need now is Google mining its search history to predict crimes.

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Multitasking contact lenses
DrQuine   4/18/2014 2:11:01 PM
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Who would have ever guessed that our contact lenses would be multitasking in a few years? It certainly beats accumulating more and more technical luggage to carry around.  I just hope that when dust blows into our eyes on a blustery day that our contact lenses won't misunderstand our blinking eyes and trigger something unintended.

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rick merritt   4/16/2014 6:16:57 PM
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A reseracher in Belgium discussed similar ideas last year and is noew partnered with a contact lens maker. See http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1319742

Also, others have put chips on plastic including contact lenses to continuously check blood glucose levels (was this Google also?)

 

 

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Sheetal.Pandey   4/16/2014 2:24:47 PM
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With Google contact lens becoming a reality it would be like what fairies or genies do in stories with blink of an eye. It would be fascinating. Many a times one would like to get things done just with mere thoughts or seeing..guess that what comign true.

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