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
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
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Eye
Augments
Seeing

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