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ludomastro
post Mar 11 2009, 06:15 PM
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A film maker who lost one of his eyes as a child is installing a camera into his prosthetic for his latest film.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29637477/
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post Mar 11 2009, 07:17 PM
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QUOTE (Alex @ Mar 11 2009, 12:15 PM) *
A film maker who lost one of his eyes as a child is installing a camera into his prosthetic for his latest film.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29637477/


There was a similar story in the BBC (there is a link somewhere in the forum) about a doc in the UK that was able to create a cybereye to allow blind people to see again. All good work.
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post Mar 11 2009, 09:44 PM
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this camera will work more like a hidden camera recording, then allow him to see with his lost eye...
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post Mar 11 2009, 10:02 PM
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hobgoblin,

That is true; however, coupled with the tech mentioned by TBRMInsanity, you could have a wireless link to the optic nerve. Or hardwire, given the distances.
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post Mar 12 2009, 01:39 AM
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yep. the big issue is the conversion hardware...
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post Mar 12 2009, 06:42 AM
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We'll figure that one out at some point in the future.
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