Open Automotive Alliance
Google created the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA), an open standards organization, that may help the Google Android operating system become a development platform for many auto manufacturers.
Google acquired the UK-based aggregator of auto insurance in early 2011. [T]he acquisition provided Google a foundation from which to study the insurance market and technology, and the required integration with insurers in order to effectively sell insurance on the Internet, albeit in a much less regulated market than the US, SMA said.
Googles development of contact lenses that measure the glucose levels in diabetics tears, making the monitoring of blood sugar levels in real time and far less invasive. The prototype contact lenses use tiny wireless chips and glucose sensors built into the lenses that measure blood sugar levels every second. While these are still being tested and are yet to be approved by the FDA, SMA said.