[Cyborg] holy crap, tongue vision?
askory at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 11:21:29 PDT 2010
Actually, my prototype has 16 electrodes! :P ( <- no emoto-pun intended...)
After talking to some profs here I started designing some studies to
test the thing out and then... well.. the research that someone's
actually paying me to do took over my life. >_<
I did notice that in at least the audio version of that story they
mentioned something about research being done at the University of
Pittsburgh... so I might have track some people down and pick their
brains to, ahem, electrify this project a bit again.
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 5:09 PM, Eric Boyd <mrericboyd at yahoo.com> wrote:
> This stuff it totally awesome, they don't mention the name of the
> product but I bet it's the latest generation of "BrainPort" technology.
> Skory had a project back in the early days of sensebridge to build a diy
> He actually finished the prototype before he left and let several people
> including me try it. I think it only had 4 electrodes, front back left
> and right? Anyway, it was a pretty awesome experience, very easy to set
> the current too high and make it painful! I was able to feel each
> electrode as a different place though, so it was totally proof of
> principle that a diy version can be made.
> On 3/18/10 1:13 PM, denise h. wrote:
>> a machine that converts visual images into a series of electrical
>> pulses which are sent to this blind dude's tongue!
>> Cyborg mailing list
>> Cyborg at lists.noisebridge.net
> Cyborg mailing list
> Cyborg at lists.noisebridge.net
More information about the Cyborg