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Sound-Activated “Seeing” for the Blind

Israeli scientists have developed a “sensory substitution device” (SSD) that they say lets congenitally blind people “see” for the first time ever.

The device… features a tiny computerized video camera that transforms light into so-called “soundscapes”–specific tones that the wearer interprets using his/her sense of hearing.

Read more about the device here. Via Huffington Post.

Posted by on March 7, 2012.

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