Novartis, Google team up to bring “smart lens” tech to market

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Such ‘smart lenses’ have the potential to transform not only how vision-related ailments are treated but how patients can track their own health.

Novartis NVS has teamed up with Google GOOG -1.17% to license its “smart lens” technology for all eye-based medical uses, the companies announced Tuesday.

Novartis, which owns contact lens-maker Alcon, will collaborate with the Google[x] team, the secretive research unit within Google that initially developed the technology, to develop a “smart lens” that has the potential to transform not only how vision-related ailments are treated but how patients can track their own health.

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