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The individual projects information onto an object with the use of hand gestures and computer-vision-based techniques. A camera is utilized as an input device and nearby objects as display screens. Sixthsense is made up of a camera, mirror as well as pocket projector
Neil has a specialized electronic eye, rendering perceived colors as sounds on the musical scale, i.e. it lets him “hear” color.
A cybernetics professor in the UK’s University of Reading, he has experimented with different electronic implants since 1998 such as installing a microchip in his arm, which lets him operate lights, heaters, computers and lights remotely.
He effectively became a cyborg when he got equipped with a bionic limb, which was connected through nerve-muscle grafting. Aside from having control over his limb with his mind, he can also feel warmth and coolness as well as how much pressure his grip applies.
He became the first person worldwide to get an artificial vision system. His electronic eye connects directly to his visual cortex through brain implants. Although he can only vaguely see lines and shapes, his vision has technically been restored.
After losing a part of his arm during a work accident, he got upgraded. His new arm has a hand that can independently move to grip even delicate objects.
After he lost a finger in a motorcycle accident, Jalava decided to have a USB port embedded into his prosthetic. It doesn’t upload any information directly into his brain though.
She became the first woman cyborg when she got outfitted with a bionic limb that’s similar to the one that Jesse Sullivan has.
He lost his eye after a gun accident when he was 13 years old. Now, he’s designing a camera eye to replace his non-functioning prosthetic eye and has already worn different prototypes.
He went totally deaf while he was in his 30’s. However, in 2001, he had a computer surgically implanted in his cranium, which restored his hearing.
When he was 14, he collapsed and fainted along a railroad track. When the train passed, he unfortunately lost both of his legs plus an arm. He got fitted with a couple of prosthetic legs controlled by his brain with the help of a microprocessor. Since then, he has become an athlete and an amputee activist.
His scandal notwithstanding, he is a professional sprinter who happens to be a double-amputee sporting prosthetics.
Dr. Mann has designed a headset that’s outfitted with a number of small computers and through it, he can record and play video and audio.
Also known as Stelarc, he’s a performance artist who believes that the human body is obsolete. To prove this, he’s had an artificially-created ear surgically attached to his left arm. In another show, he hooked up electrodes to his body to allow people to control his muscles through the Web.
Dr. Stuart Meloy’s patients
In 1998, the good doctor implanted electrodes into women’s spines since they were suffering from chronic pain. As he was doing so, he inadvertently discovered a way to artificially induce his patients to have orgasms. He named his device the “Orgasmatron” and uses it to help women who no longer or have never had any orgasms
In its creation, scientists placed a rat’s brain within a machine, which changes direction and moves based on the instructions coming from the rat’s brain.
After suffering from a hereditary eye affliction, he lost his vision at the age of 35. One milestone of an operation left him implanted with a light-sensitive microchip, a retinal substitute, which got connected to his optic nerve.
She lost both her arms after getting electrocuted around 40 years ago. She was fitted with a prosthetic arm which acts just like the real thing.
Human Universal Load Carrier
This makes soldiers have cyborg-like abilities since its intended to help them in combat by letting them carry a maximum load of 200 pounds at a 10 miles/hour top speed for extended time periods.
Gordon the Robot
In 2008, Gordon was created by a team led by another cyborg, namely Dr. Kevin Warwick. This robot isn’t that much of a robot since he’s controlled by living brain tissue.
Researchers at Harvard infused rat heart cells with transistors and wires which monitor the tissue’s electrical impulses. In an interview, they said that these “mechanical” elements may even control the tissue’s behavior.
Yan Jin’s artificial skin
Engineering technology as well as biomedical theory techniques were used in making artificial skin with natural materials plus bone marrow derived stem cells. Yan Jin added that after the artificial skin was attached to the patient, the dermal layer began to regenerate.
Two researchers from UCLA as well as the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System have developed a design for automated and wearable artificial kidneys, which avoids the complications for patients suffering with traditional dialysis.
Even though it’s external, it mimics how the liver functions. Patients will no longer have to further suffer the effects of liver cirrhosis, among others.
In July of 2010, the former US vice-president was outfitted with a left-ventricular assist device in order to compensate for his worsening congestive heart failure. He has then undergone heart replacement surgery.