Comments on Brother AirScouter Retinal Imaging Display Video
Remarkable technology presaged sixty years earlier in The Space Merchants, by Frederik Pohl and Cyril Kornbluth. (Read
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|"Those afflicted by Retinitis Pigmentosa, a hereditary eye disease that leads to blindness, lose their sight from the outside of the retina in over the course of many years. In later stages, vision is reduced to a narrowing tunnel. A wide angel view of what's ahead, projected onto the healthy part of the retina, could give sufferers of RP more normal vision longer. It could also be used to read printed material and replace standard computer monitors for those with RP."
(Greg 9/27/2010 8:27:13 AM)
|"Greg, great comment. I wonder if that would actually work; the same general idea might be applicable for a variety of low-vision disorders. "
(Bill Christensen 9/27/2010 4:23:52 PM)
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