Wicked cool! One step closer to having a T-1 jack in the side of the head. Which, if you have been a long-time reader, I am going to get two of when they come out... One on each side of the neck/head. :)[Gizmodo]
It's very possible we live in the era where blindness, in many forms, will be cured by the same people who gave us the world's best beers. Brussels-based Belgian boffins have moved forward with a technology that uses a glasses-mounted camera hooked up to an implant that directly stimulates the optic nerve. The project by the cyberpunky brewsters is just one of many around the world pursuing a similar solution, but this particular rig-up is said to have "the best results."
This picture is actually from an older, New York-based project that is now sadly defunct.