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First advanced prototype revealed for the Australian bionic eye

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posted on Apr, 1 2010 @ 12:01 AM
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First advanced prototype revealed for the Australian bionic eye


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Researchers at Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) have produced a prototype version of a bionic eye implant that could be ready to start restoring rudimentary vision to blind people as soon as 2013. The system consists of a pair of glasses with a camera built in, a processor that fits in your pocket, and an ocular implant that sits against the retina at the back of the eye and electronically stimulates the retinal neurons that send visual information to the brain. The resulting visual picture is blocky and low-res at this point, but the technology is bound to improve, and even in its current form i
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posted on Apr, 1 2010 @ 12:01 AM
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For the visually impaired people, their dream of renewed vision has come true for all:

A bionic eye, developed by Australian scientists at Bionic Vision Australia.

If you were visually impaired, would you want a bionic eye?

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