Novartis to use Google smart lens technology for eye care

Tuesday 15 July 2014 | 16:58 CET | News
Novartis eye care division Alcon will use Google's smart lens technology for all of its ocular medical uses. The agreement with Google[x], a team within Google devoted to finding new solutions to big global problems, will allow Alcon to develop and commercialise the smart lens technology. The move will enable the development of new eye care products and enhance Alcon's pipeline and global leadership in contact lenses and intraocular lenses. The transaction remains subject to anti-trust approvals. The smart lens technology involves non-invasive sensors, microchips and other miniaturised

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