Navigation Links
Software System to Improve the Function of Retinal Implants

ranslated by the Retina Encoder and subsequently forwarded to a kind of "virtual central visual system." This simulation mimics the brain function for the interpretation of the converted camera data.

Initially, the Retina Encoder does not know which language the virtual central visual system speaks. Therefore the software translates the original picture - for example a ring - in different, randomly selected "dialects". This way, variations of the picture emerge, which are more or less similar to a ring. The volunteer sees these variations on a small screen that is integrated in a frame of glasses. By means of head movements, the person selects those variations that appear most similar to a ring. From these choices, the learning software draws conclusions how to improve the translation. In the next learning cycle, several new picture variations are being presented, which look already more similar to the original: during this process, the Retina Encoder becomes adapted step-by-step to the language of the virtual central visual system. In the current tests it works very well; however, the scientists have not yet tested their system in patients. The scientists emphasize that in principle, the Retina Encoder could be integrated in implanted visual prostheses within a few months.

In normally sighted humans, a kind of natural Retina Encoder is already integrated in the retina: specifically, four layers of nerve cells are positioned in front of the photoreceptor cells. "The retina is a transparent biocomputer," Eckmiller says. "It transforms the electrical signals of rod and cone photoreceptors into a complex signal." This signal reaches the brain via the optic nerve.

In the brain, the complex information is being decoded. The brain acquires the corresponding ability within the first months of life. During this time, the central visual system becomes individually adjusted to the retinal signals: the brain learns how to interpret the data
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Africa Set to Control Malaria Using Specialized Software
2. India, a Hot Destination? Software or Sex, Indians are the Best!
3. Safe Software A Must For Doctors
4. New Software to Help Patients
5. Software Tools & Fonts in Seven Indian Languages
6. Computer Software Less Reliable Than Radiologists Eyes in Detecting Cancerous Tumors
7. Early Warning System For Breast Cancer
8. Gene connected to Multi-System disorder discovered
9. Reviving the Immune System
10. Painkilling Patch As Effective As Intravenous Delivery Systems
11. Wrestling found To Be Good for the Immune System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Software System Improve the Function Retinal Implants

(Date:9/21/2014)... 21, 2014 "I want to help ... back but haven’t the money for chiropractors," said an ... have such a product for myself." , The Stretch ... stretch the thigh muscles and align the spine properly. ... relieves discomfort of pinched nerves. Compact and easy to ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... September 21, 2014 The Electronic ... and supports electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic ... federal healthcare legislation during the past five years ... during the five years to 2019. The 2009 ... Act established Medicare and Medicaid incentives to encourage ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... Best Cheap Hosting USA, one of the leading ... GreenGeeks are the best Reseller hosting suppliers in 2014. ... supplier. Actually, these companies have outperformed their competitors on ... can get the best web hosting at affordable rates,” ... the manager, reseller hosting is a very popular way ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... Originally approved by the Food ... (fluticasone propionate) is a synthetic ICS therapy with ... maintenance treatment of asthma prophylactically in children and ... Diskus and HFA, which received the FDA approval ... fluticasone propionate, can bind to glucocorticoid receptors with ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... To accommodate the ever-growing customer base, Angeldress.co.uk decided to ... Recently, the company has unveiled its 2014 vintage ... wedding gowns, Angeldress.co.uk wants to make sure that all ... way. Its high quality vintage wedding outfits are now ... 62% off. , Online shopping is becoming more and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Electronic Medical Records Systems in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 2Health News:Electronic Medical Records Systems in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 3Health News:Electronic Medical Records Systems in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 4Health News:Best Cheap Hosting USA Announces The Best Reseller Hosting Suppliers In 2014 2Health News:Flovent Asthma Market Sales & SWOT Analysis and Forecasts to 2023 in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Flovent Asthma Market Sales & SWOT Analysis and Forecasts to 2023 in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Flovent Asthma Market Sales & SWOT Analysis and Forecasts to 2023 in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Angeldress.co.uk Launches New Range Of 2014 Vintage Wedding Dresses In Its Online Store 2
... University of New York at the Buffalo School of Dental ... fibrinogen, a protein useful in blood clotting may increase the ... gums, those with gum disease carry certain gene variations linked ... , 79 people with gum ...
... In a landmark breakthrough, scientists have created mice with unusually ... also opening a possibility of helping people forget their distressing ... the molecular processes that govern memory and learning in the ... Technology in Zurich. , ...
... expands into Optical Coherence Tomography. This breakthrough has made many ... This has been developed by Dr. Brett Bouma an assistant ... tomography to gauge stent status.// , ... ultrasound and will allow cardiologists to view the status of ...
... on more than 1600 women reveals that parathyroid hormone (parathormone) increases ... them. The same hormone is also useful in regulating calcium levels ... new aspect of the hormone guarding against fractures has opened up ... brittle bone disease as it is also known as.// , ...
... May 24th issue of Nature reveals that the Obesity Hormone ... in more complex way than previously believed. This break through ... Obesity and many nutrition related disorders like anorexia nervosa. Dr. ... led the study. , ...
... actually repair itself by growing new cells after a heart ... York and Italy. Dr. Piero Anversa and colleagues of the ... muscle cells called myocytes continued to divide after a heart ... team examined the hearts of 13 people who died within ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:9/19/2014)... YORK , Sept. 19, 2014 Harwood ... against the board of directors of PDL BioPharma, Inc. ... concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties ... On September 16, 2014, the Company disclosed: "On ... independent registered accounting firm, Ernst & Young LLP ("EY"), ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... WASHINGTON , Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... often used to inflate sales of brand drugs ... Part D,  according to a new report ... Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Federal anti-kickback ... sales of goods that are subsidized by the ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Calif. , Sept. 19, 2014 Today, iHealth ... capital from Xiaomi Ventures, Ltd. for its first institutional ... to continue expanding iHealth,s global reach, accelerate growth and ...  As part of the investment, Xiaomi Ventures will join ... areas of cloud infrastructure and ecommerce. "We ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of PDL BioPharma, Inc. 2PCMA: New OIG Report Cites Drug Manufacturer "Copay Coupon" Use in Medicare Part D 2iHealth Raises $25 Million to Fuel Growth and Global Market Share 2
... Cell Modulator Administered in Dual Cord Blood Transplant for Hematologic ... Inc. announced today that the first patient has ... a small molecule Stem Cell Modulator (SCM) designed to increase ... of key pathways that guide cell fate. The study, ...
... W.Va., May 27 The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences ... NYSE: IMA ) of Waltham, Massachusetts, a ... announced today that they will work together to ... Alzheimer,s disease first discovered by scientists at BRNI. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support 2Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support 3Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support 4Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease 2Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease 3Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease 4
This large 1000 L tip makes pipetting fragile cells, genomic DNA, and viscous samples easy. Perfect for cell culture laboratories....
This 1000 L tip is the equivalent to the "Blue" tips and fits nearly every manufacturer's 1000 L pipettor....
Conducting disposable filter-tips....
Designed to fit a variety of 250 L and 300 ul multi-channel pipettors, this tip offers a secure fit and extra space for repeat pipetting....
Medicine Products: