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In World First, Scientists Surgically Implant a Working Bionic Eye In a Blind Patient | Popular Science

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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="" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="">Inventing the Future: Bionic Eyes & Basketball</a> from <a href="">USC Viterbi</a> on <a href="">Vimeo</a>.</p>

Next step is to give people 32 eyes.

Ah, Vimeo linking bug. Now I see the video, thanks. Onward to 32 eyes!

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