• UW researchers develop way for implanted devices to talk to smartphones

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    A team at the University of Washington has developed a way for medical implants and contact lenses to communicate with devices like smartphones and watches.

    Electrical engineers call it "interscatter communication."

    The technology turns the blue tooth signals into Wi-Fi signals -- using very little power.

    Researchers say it could transform how chronic diseases, such as diabetes, are managed.

    The team hopes to work with medical device companies to incorporate the technology.

    Read more about the technology here.

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