Research Brief: Researchers 3D print prototype for ‘bionic eye’

Research Brief: Researchers 3D print prototype for ‘bionic eye’


Publication/Creation Date
August 28 2018
Creators/Contributors
Michael McAlpine (contributor)
Ruitao Su (contributor)
Sung Hyun Park (contributor)
Shuang-Zhuang Guo (contributor)
Kaiyan Qiu (contributor)
Daeha Joung (contributor)
Fanben Meng (contributor)
Jaewoo Jeong (contributor)
Media Type
Press Release
Persuasive Intent
Information
Discursive Type
Inventions
Description
A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota has successfully 3D printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface. This is a significant step toward creating a "bionic eye" that would someday help blind people see.
HCI Platform
Embeddable
Relation to Body
On
Related Body Part
Eye
Augments
Seeing

Date archived
February 11 2019
Last edited
July 5 2021
How to cite this entry
(August 28 2018). "Research Brief: Researchers 3D print prototype for ‘bionic eye’". Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/3583