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Quest for prosthetic retinas progresses towards human trials, with a VR assist

An artificial retina would be an enormous boon to the many people with visual impairments, and the possibility is creeping closer to reality year by year. One of the latest advancements takes a different and very promising approach, using tiny dots that convert light to electricity, and virtual reality has helped show that it could be a viable path forward. These photovoltaic retinal prostheses come from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, where Diego Ghezzi has been working on the ide...
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Science, Hardware, Tech, Accessibility, Computer Vision, Disabilities, Lausanne, EPFL, Blindness, Ghezzi, Diego Ghezzi, Alain Herzog, Jacob Thomas Thorn


Quest for prosthetic retinas progresses toward human trials, with a VR assist

An artificial retina would be an enormous boon to the many people with visual impairments, and the possibility is creeping closer to reality year by year. One of the latest advancements takes a different and very promising approach, using tiny dots that convert light to electricity, and virtual reality has helped show that it could be a viable path forward. These photovoltaic retinal prostheses come from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, where Diego Ghezzi has been working on the ide...
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Science, Hardware, Tech, Accessibility, Computer Vision, Disabilities, Lausanne, EPFL, Blindness, Ghezzi, Diego Ghezzi, Alain Herzog, Jacob Thomas Thorn


ColdQuanta Could Become the Fastest Scaling Quantum Computer Approach

Nextbigfuture interviewed Tom Noel, ColdQuanta’s Director of Quantum Computing and Interim CEO Dan Caruso. ColdQuanta is using neutral atoms instead of trapped ions as the basis for its quantum... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Technology, News, Interviews, World, Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Lasers, Machine Learning, Quantum Computers, Qubits, Tom Noel ColdQuanta, Quantum Computing and Interim, Dan Caruso ColdQuanta


The correct pronunciation of German camera stuff

The migration from text to video brings with it a problem for English-speaking camera geeks: how do you say Schneider Kreuznach or Voigtländer? And Zeiss rhymes with "piece", right? It's pronounced "Laker", right? Even natives have trouble avoiding Anglicisms, writes Damien Demolder, explaining why Maximillian Heinrich had to make this video: German Maximillian Heinrich from Analog Insights was pulled up recently by a Mitdeutscher in comments on YouTube for exactly that – pronounc...
Tags: Gadgets, Post, News, Cameras, German, Branding, Zeiss, Schneider Kreuznach, Damien Demolder, Maximillian Heinrich


FCC fines Texas robocallers record $225m

My phone is nearly useless: dozens of scam calls daily about car warranties and Microsoft hacks and my myriad of crimes, press 1 or go to jail. So all calls are silenced and I swipe through voicemail transcripts now and again to see if anything was real. — Read the rest
Tags: Gadgets, Post, Texas, News, Fcc, Microsoft, Scams, Robocalls, Ftc



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