Tag Archives: eyeball

Blogger Wants To Replace Prosthetic Eye With Webcam

35-year old blogger Tanya Vlach lost one of her eyes in a car accident three years ago. Now she wants to make the best of it by replacing her prosthetic acrylic eye with an ‘eye cam’ – a webcam for her eye socket. She wants one capable of dilating with changes of light that also allows her to blink to ...

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Emek: Anatomical Artist Extraordinaire

Personally, I’ve never heard of Emek nor seen his work before today. I must say, I am very impressed with not only the style that he works with but the intricate details he adds to his pieces. He’s been doing posters and illustration for over 20 years and has worked with everyone from the Pixies to Audioslave to Cold. As ...

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A Sensor That Mimicks The Human Eye

We’ve seen artificial corneas that could replace damaged organic corneas, but how about a digital image sensor that adjusts itself like a human retina? That’s exactly what John Rogers at the University of Illinois is creating. An improved method of transferring silicon sensors onto a curved surface allowing for the sensor to capture wide-angle views with low distortion. Because it ...

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