Electronic eye”: a new opportunity for the blind




“Electronic eye”: a new opportunity for the blind
Will provide the electronic eye of the blind the possibility of visual accuracy (6×9) pixels

Allow “electronic eye” for people who are blind due to illness “retinitis pigmentosa” بالإبصار again, according to the announcement Hospital “UH” of America, which will be one of the 12 Medical Center will provide this new technology which has been developed by ” Second Sight ” .

And will provide “electronic eye” called ” Argus II “the possibility of restructuring the scene of the patient in a matrix composed of about 60 pixels come in color (white – black – gray).

The main mechanism of action “Argus II” the presence of camera installed on the special glasses worn by the patient, where this camera captures the scene and transferred to “the unity of video processing” carried by the patient, which in turn in addressing the scene video and convert it to a set of electrical signals that are retransmitted wired to a pair of the patient, where it is transferred wirelessly to the special bracket planted inside the eye of the patient, where the reception signal by an antenna and move it to an array of electrodes that stimulate the cells visual live in the retina of the patient, and which will in turn transfer electrical signal to the optic nerve private patient, which would allow him to see the scene in front of him in the form of an array of bright and dark elements that will change according to lit the scene. This is as stated on the manufacturer’s website.

The patient can use “electronic eye” to note the presence of objects in front of him, in addition to knowing whether these objects moving or static. The company is the developer of this “electronic eye” on the development of future generations of this eye so as to be able to get more information and color.
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