French regulators approve human trial of a bionic eye for vision loss from advanced atrophic dry AMD

Five people
with severe vision loss will have an experimental chip implanted in their eyes
to help them see. The 2 x 2 millimeter square implant is 30 microns thick, about
a third of the thickness of a human hair. French regulators last week approved
the trial of the bionic vision implant, which will be placed in people with an
advanced type of retinal disease called dry age-related macular degeneration,
or dry AMD.

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2019-09-11T17:32:18+02:00October 26th, 2017|News|

Artificial Vision 2017 – Aachen, Germany 1-2 December

The International Symposium of Artificial Vision 2017 is planned to provide a platform for researchers working in this field to come together, to present their recent work and to discuss the results and consequences. It is also meant to discuss new approaches and to find ways to foster this field of research in the global scientific community.

Venue: Center for Technology Europaplatz, Dennewartstraße 25-2752068 Aachen, Germany

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2019-09-11T17:32:22+02:00October 11th, 2017|Events|

Futurapolis Santé Montpellier 13-14 Oct 2017

On Saturday, October 14, the public is invited to visit the “Discovery Gallery”, a demonstration area where prototypes, equipment or advanced technologies in the field of health will be presented. Located in the foyer of the Opera, this educational and interactive venue will allow visitors to come to “touch”, to experiment and to apprehend in a direct way the innovative “nuggets” emerging from start-ups, companies or research institutes. From bionic vision system, to anatomical platform in virtual reality, to medical styling, the “Discovery Gallery” offers an excellent panel of the latest medical innovations

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2019-09-11T17:32:19+02:00October 11th, 2017|Events|
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