Author: Medgadged

Argus II Retinal Prosthesis Gets European Clearance

Second Sight Medical of Sylmar, California has received European approval for its bionic eye system that can bring a modicum of sight to people with advanced retinal degenerative diseases. The Argus II system uses a head worn video camera to capture the scene, processes it by a computer, and sends a signal to an implant that stimulates the retina& (Read more...)

Blind Man Driving Around Daytona Independently

Mark Anthony Riccobono will go into the books as the first blind person to independently drive a car. For the NFB Blind Driver ChallengeT, a program of the U.S. National Federation of the Blind, a Ford Escape hybrid was packed full with technology which enabled him to successfully navigate 1.5 miles of the road course section at the Daytona Interna (Read more...)