Touchable Memories, a campaign set up by Pirate3D has shown how technology can be used to better lives, through recreating the memories of five visually impaired people by 3D printing some photographs from their past.Read More
Advances in the restoration of vision have been fascinating to see, pardon the pun. Argus II relies on an external camera mounted to a pair of glasses, powered by an external processor. However, the Alpha IMS system, Developed by researchers at the University of Tübingen, Germany, uses electrodes placed within the patient's retina, re-engineering the human eye into a prosthetic.
Continuing ground-breaking advances in visual technology in recent years, scientists from Second Sight have produced a device that helps those with Retinitis Pigmentosa (a degenerative eye disorder) regain the ability to see colour, movement and objects.Read More
First announced just two years ago, Google's self-driving car project is one of those that not only makes perfect sense, it's a wonder more companies haven't been pushing for the 'Auto' button for quite some time. Aiming to make driving “safer, more enjoyable, and more efficient”, the self-driving car has now completed over 200,000 miles of 'computer-led driving'. But thousands upon thousands of miles isn't important to the search giant by itself, instead Google wanted to show us one of its most inspiring trips...