|arya||Date: Sunday, 25-November-2012, 2:57 PM | Message # 1|
World first as blind man reads braille with his EYES, using revolutionary implant
Implant placed in the back of the eye enabled patient to read braille with his eyes rather than by touch.
Implant contains electrodes, which when stimulated, represent braille letters.
New technique allowed man to 'see' and understand words in seconds rather than minutes.
Could be combined with video glasses and text-recognition software to read street signs or other documents not available in braille.
Read more/Full article/source - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health....nt.html