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Artificial Vision System For The Blind Announced By The Dobelle Institute

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January 18, 2000
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A biomedical engineering team has announced development of an artificial vision system providing independent mobility to blind people. The system, reflecting more than 30 years in development work by the Dobelle Institute in New York City and its affiliates on Long Island and in Switzerland, enables a totally blind person to achieve visual acuity of about 20/400, in a narrow visual "tunnel."

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