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Mar 23, 2007

Video Vision



title Eyesight Chip
description "A new eye implant that transmits images to the brain [from a camera] is one step closer to reality [and entering clinical trials]. The device has already restored partial sight to patients with total vision loss. This ScienCentral News video has more." Find out more about this and other retinal prosthetics in a Neurofuture post.
producer Steven Boling & James Eagan for ScienCentral Inc.
featuring Hymen Marder, Visually Impaired; Mark Humayun, Doheny Eye Institute
format embedded QT or RM
date 15/03/07
length 00:01:35
link http://www.sciencentral.com/articles/view.php3?article_id=218392904

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At 07:21, Blogger al fin said...

Fascinating story. I've always thought that humans would augment themselves with cybernetic implants before they gained the ability to genetically and epigenetically self-augment.

It's going to be an exhilarating ride.

 

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