According to the Dictionary, Verily means “in truth; really; indeed” and has Middle English origins. The website that now sits at verily.com asks the simple question: “How can we use technology to create a true picture of human health?”
In the video below, one of the scientists insinuates that we know more about our cars than our own bodies at this point, and the spinoff wants to change that.
When we reached to take comment Verily spokeperson told us
Verily is a new company that is focused on bringing together technology, science and medicine in the places where we think we can have the biggest impact on the detection, management, and prevention of disease. It was formerly known as the life sciences team at Google and is part of Alphabet.
Verily is already working on more wearables, including those that can detect cancer at very early stages, and other projects to reach its goals. In the future, the spinoff plans to join forces with external companies to be able to make the technologies it develops available to people who verilyneed them.