My friend and researcher of all things bionic, sent this BBC article to me whilst I was in Chile. (Thanks Rybo!)
Trials for ‘bionic’ eye implants (Friday, 16 February 2007)
By Jonathan Fildes Science and technology reporter, BBC News, San Francisco
A receiver under the eye surface passes the signals back to the chip
A bionic eye implant that could help restore the sight of millions of blind people could be available to patients within two years.
US researchers have been given the go-ahead to implant the prototype device in 50 to 75 patients…. (read more of the BBC article: here)
But who can afford this? That would suck if all the cyborgs were bougie rich kids!