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Smart Glasses Offer Augmented Reality Vision to the Blind


You can have some vision above zero and still be considered legally blind. In fact, that's the case for most people who we would consider blind, but these smart glasses could elevate their vision abilities even better by way of augmented reality... sort of.

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Alpha IMS Retinal Prosthesis Restores Sight to the Blind


However, it's not just rats that are getting their vision supplemented by science. Nine blind human patients have been outfitted with the Alpha IMS retinal prosthesis, effectively "curing" their blindness and allowing them to see again.

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Video: Lab Rats Augmented with Infrared Vision Superpowers


For science! Normally, mammals don't have the ability to have infrared vision, as it's just outside of what we consider to be the visible spectrum. However, scientists at Duke University have effectively given infrared vision to their lab rats by way of a neuroprosthesis.

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Eye Implant Translates Written Words into “Visual” Braille


A modified version of the Argus II vision prosthesis from Second Sight has now been developed that can translate written words into a visual representation of Braille, straight into the person's eyes.

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The sweet taste of vision for the blind


Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Four years ago, the University of Montreal made ABC headlines while testing the “BrainPort vision” device. In the study, a blind volunteer strapped what appeared to be a webcam mounted on safety glasses to his ...

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