• Verily pauses research on glucose-sensing contact lens

    28 days ago - By The Verge

    Verily, previously Google Life Sciences, is putting a hold on its program to build a contact lens that can monitor glucose in tears. First announced in 2014 , the glucose lens has been one of Verily's highest-profile projects, even as experts suggested the entire project was a pipe dream .
    The lens - which was supposed to contain a tiny wireless chip and glucose monitor - was intended to help diabetic patients. People with diabetes need to carefully monitor their glucose levels, but all the existing monitoring options involve needles and can be painful. For many life science companies...
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  • Verily shelves its glucose-monitoring contact lens project

    Verily shelves its glucose-monitoring contact lens project

    28 days ago - By Engadget

    In 2014, Verily, Alphabet's life sciences subsidiary, teamed up with Alcon to develop a contact lens that could measure glucose levels in tears. The idea being that diabetics would have an easier, less invasive way of keeping track of their glucose l...
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  • Verily shelves diabetes-tracking contact lenses

    Verily shelves diabetes-tracking contact lenses

    28 days ago - By SlashGear

    An ambitious project to make contact lenses that could track glucose levels for people with diabetes has been shelved, with Alphabet's Verily admitting the technology just wasn't up to scratch yet. The health-centric lenses were one of the company's first public projects to break cover back in 2014, and a headline example of how it would work with the pharmaceutical...
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  • Google sister company puts glucose-sensing contact lens project on hold - CNET

    28 days ago - By CNET

    Alphabet's life sciences until, Verily, will instead focus on two other smart lens projects.
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  • Alphabet unit halts glucose-detecting contact lens project

    28 days ago - By Reuters

    Alphabet Inc's life sciences division Verily said on Friday that it was putting on hold one of its oldest and highest-profile projects, a smart contact lens designed to help monitor sugar levels.
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  • Alphabet's life sciences unit halts glucose-sensing lens project

    28 days ago - By Reuters

    Verily, Alphabet Inc's life sciences division, is putting on hold one of its oldest and high-profile projects, a smart lens to help monitor sugar levels.
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  • Alphabet's Verily pauses project on glucose-sensing lens

    28 days ago - By Reuters

    Alphabet Inc's Verily said on Friday it is pausing research on glucose-sensing lens, one of its earliest projects.
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