silicon retina

silicon retina

[‚sil·ə‚kän ′ret·ən·ə]
(electronics)
An analog very large scale integrated circuit chip that performs operations which resemble some of the functions performed by the retina of the human eye.
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Two silicon retina chips take flight on a balloon over Antarctica, helping the Flare Genesis observatory keep its camera pointed toward the sun.
The Silicon Retina (SR) sensor technology is a novel sensor type with a high temporal resolution, a high dynamic range and an asynchronous event triggered data interface.
The artificial silicon retina microchip for the treatment of vision loss from retinitis pigmentosa.
In other research, an artificial silicon retina has restored partial vision in six patients who had lost their vision to retinitis pigmentosa, a hereditary condition in which the retina gradually degencrates.
Sin embargo, la durabilidad y la fiabilidad a largo plazo del metodo llamado Artificial Silicon Retina no se conoce todavia, advirtio el oftalmologo de la empresa Optobionics, con sede en Wheaton, en Illinois.
An alternative approach is to construct a silicon retina having all the known properties of the Limulus eye.
Optobionics Corporation, a developer of innovative medical devices for the treatment of vision loss due to degenerative retinal diseases, today provided an update on the interim results from its multi-center, pilot clinical study of the Artificial Silicon Retina (ASR[R]) device.
MPA devices (Optobionics Corporation, Naperville, Illinois), which are prototype devices similar in structure to artificial silicon retina (ASRTM) devices implanted in human trials [19], were produced with crystalline silicon semiconductor fabrication techniques described elsewhere [24].
The artificial silicon retina (ASR) consists of a silicon microchip about one-tenth of an inch in diameter and one-thousandth of an inch thick, making it thinner than a human hair.
the first company to develop and implant an artificial silicon retina in patients blinded by outer retinal degenerative diseases.
In a landmark medical procedure, the first Artificial Silicon Retina (ASR(TM)), developed by Optobionics Corporation, an Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) portfolio company, was implanted in the eyes of three blind patients this week.
By interfacing these systems to silicon retinas, cochleas and autonomous robotic platforms we will build embodied neuromorphic processors able to carry out event-based computations in real-world behavioural tasks.