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#1 compl3x

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 12:15

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A team of Australian industrial designers and scientists have unveiled their prototype for the world's first bionic eye.

It is hoped the device, which involves a microchip implanted in the skull and a digital camera attached to a pair of glasses, will allow recipients to see the outlines of their surroundings.

If successful, the bionic eye has the potential to help over 85 per cent of those people classified as legally blind.

With trials beginning next year, Monash University's Professor Mark Armstrong says the bionic eye should give recipients a degree of extra mobility.



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#2 FloatingFatMan

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 12:36

Isn't that big disc thing going to get in the way of people's noses?

They should make it look like this:

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#3 Nick H.

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 13:39

They should make it look like this:


I'll wait for this:

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