Scientists at the University of South Australia's Future Industries Institute have successfully completed “proof of concept” research on a polymer film coating that conducts electricity on a contact lens, giving it the potential for miniature electrical circuits that are safe to be worn by a person.
“We're talking about anything from a simple sensor that can measure the amount of glucose in your blood through to actually creating electronic displays so rather than having something like a pair of glasses that's acting like a computer, you can actually generate images directly on your contact lens,” said Drew Evans, lead researcher and associate professor.
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