Bionic eyes and limbs made television's six million dollar man an icon, but new research suggests our existing biological structure already exhibits a valuable electrical property. Scientists have found that arteries react ...
For a man whose view of the world has slowly faded to black over 30 years, a device that allows him to see flashes of light has enkindled his hope of one day gazing upon his grandson's face.
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of New South Wales researchers have unveiled the microchip which is expected to power Australiaэs first bionic eye.
Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) today unveils their wide-view neurostimulator concept - a bionic eye that will be implanted into Australia's first recipient of the technology.
Exoskeletons helping the paralysed to walk, tiny maggot-inspired devices gnawing at brain tumours, machines working tirelessly as hospital helpers: in many respects, the future of medicine is already here.
Gentle touch and the bionic eye: Using haptics to improve outcomes for people given visual prosthetics
Normal vision is essentially a spatial sense that often relies upon touch and movement during and after development, there is often a correlation between how an object looks and how it feels. Moreover, as a child's senses ...
A novel approach to restoring sight using a bionic eye' is being investigated at Swinburne University of Technology.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Young UNSW biomedical engineer Dr Rylie Green is gaining national attention for her work on conductive plastics for the bionic implants of the future.
NICTA has developed a new microchip which is accelerating progress towards an Australian bionic eye.