In World First, Scientists Surgically Implant a Working Bionic Eye In a Blind Patient | Popular Science
Gregory Alan Bolcer stashed this in Creation
Inventing the Future: Bionic Eyes & Basketball
The next stage, the scientists say, is incorporating an external camera into a device, and creating versions with more electrodes. With 98, a person could be able to see large objects; with 1,024, they could recognize faces and large print.
I missed the basketball reference, though.
They showed her playing basketball. Vimeo wouldn't allow the linking.
<iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/62124914?color=ffffff" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="">Inventing the Future: Bionic Eyes & Basketball</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/uscviterbi">USC Viterbi</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
Next step is to give people 32 eyes. http://www.zdnet.com/nokias-vc-arm-poised-to-invest-in-camera-array-firm-pelican-imaging-7000014699/
Ah, Vimeo linking bug. Now I see the video, thanks. Onward to 32 eyes!