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'...transmitting to its manipulator, far away now, all that it ... saw with its minute vision tubes.'- Raymond Z. Gallun, 1936. (Read
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|"Isn't that how Geordi LaForge's eyes were supposed to work in Star Trek The Next Generation?"
(Edson 5/27/2013 1:55:54 PM)
|"They do look similar.
(Star Trek VISOR)
The VISOR, acronym for Visual Instrument and Sensory Organ Replacement, was a medical device used in the Federation to aid patients who have suffered loss of eyesight or who were born blind. The VISOR detected electromagnetic signals across the entire EM spectrum, between 1 Hz and 100 000 THz (TNG: "The Masterpiece Society"), and transmitted those signals to the brain through neural implants in the temples of the individual via delta-compressed wavelengths. The result was a vastly different visual acuity, with VISOR-wearers able to see in the infra-red and ultra-violet ranges, and beyond.
(Bill Christensen 5/27/2013 8:19:23 PM)
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