e-Eye, e-Eye, oh!

A bit behind on my reading these days but this is certainly worth blogging. Scientists have developed a new artificial eye that incorporates a small video camera than can take images and via a special chip convert these images into electrical impulses that are interpreted by the brain. For the blind, this is a most amazing technological advancement. For the human race, how long before commerical pressure makes this a cosmetic enhancement for those who want zoom vision? A truly remarkable breakthrough all the same. source: BBC News