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I'm trying to research and write about visual prostheses/bionic eyes.

 

Do we know what's the current best model on the market?

 

Is there a version with an electrode array of 100+ or even 1,000+ electrodes?

 

With enough info, it should be possible to extrapolate a trend, and figure out roughly when bionic eyes will match human vision.

 

The human eye has a resolution equivalent to around 576 megapixels (MP). That's obviously far beyond the capability of today's cameras, but perhaps with exponential growth it could be achieved in the not-too-distant future.

 

Any info and suggestions would be appreciated. :)


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We all know about the Argus II but have you heard of Pixium Vision? I'm not sure if it's strictly a bionic eye but I'll let you judge that.

 

http://www.pixium-vi...toration-system


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We all know about the Argus II but have you heard of Pixium Vision? I'm not sure if it's strictly a bionic eye but I'll let you judge that.

 

http://www.pixium-vi...toration-system

 

Very interesting, thanks. I hadn't heard of it.

 

Basically I'm deleting the bionic eye entry for 2019, as the company has been acquired and little seems to have happened since then, but I really want to add this prediction back at some point. So I will keep hunting for info and see what I can find.



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On the topic of gigapixel cameras: I mean, obviously not for commercial sale. But I know there are a few ultra-high tech cameras out there, such as one that has 1.5 gigapixels


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