Behind Israeli Startup CorNeat’s Vision to Help People With Corneal Blindness See Again
Following the 1st human implantation of CorNeat's synthetic cornea, the company is gearing up for more surgeries and clinical trials in other countries.
February 15, 2021
Sci-Fi: The Top Ten Israeli Inventions That Allow The Blind To ‘See’
Known as the Startup Nation, Israeli startups have now taken their expertise in innovation and technology to create revolutionary tools for the blind and visually impaired. Here are ten Israeli companies whose vision is brightening the lives of those who cannot see.
July 16, 2014
Israeli Bionic Contact Lens Will Help Blind People ‘See’
The human eye has 600 times more sensors than the finger. Israeli inventor Zeev Zalevsky has decided to take advantage of that fact and created a bionic contact lens that can physically press images onto the wearer's eye.
July 31, 2013
Researchers Find Way To ‘Reactivate’ Blind Eyes
While we are still far from building bionic eyes, a recent study done in Israel has developed a way of restoring retinas damaged by neurodegenerative disease using genetic engineering and holographic projection.
March 27, 2013
HU Scientists Teach The Blind To ‘See’ Using Sound
Though a cure for blindness has not yet been found, researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that by using special sensory equipment, called SSDs, the blind could actually "see" their surroundings using a camera that converts a visual feed to an audio one.
November 12, 2012