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.