Now Now, Eat Your Computer, You Know It’s Good for You

I’ll have some itty bitty salsa with my chips, please.

Imagine a computer, complete with processor chip and sensors, so small it could give a grain of salt a run for its money. Now imagine embedding it as a super-smart sensor inside your body.

The device in question is designed to be embedded into the eyeballs of severe glaucoma sufferers, where it sits quietly tracking intra-ocular pressure, before reporting its data wirelessly to a sensor wand held near the patient’s eye. …

But despite this neat application, which has very tangible benefits, the actual success of the technology here is breathtaking.

Meet the Cutting Edge of Medicine: 1mm Injectable Computers | Fast Company

 

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