August 25, 2010: ABC Good Morning America
"Helping Blind People See With Their Tongues"

"An electrical sensation on the tongue becomes a mental picture." View the Good Morning America video.

August 27, 2009: Fox News
"Seeing' With Your Tongue'"

"A new device called the Wicab BrainPort acts like a virtual set of eyes for people who can't see." View the Fox News video.

August 13, 2009: Scientific American
"Tasting the Light: Device Lets the Blind "See" with Their Tongues"

A pair of sunglasses wired to an electric "lollipop" helps the visually impaired regain optical sensations via a different pathway. Read the rest of the Scientific American article.

May 12, 2009: CNN
"Being Blind, 'You Have to be Adventurous"
"People are able to adapt and be trained to interpret this as spatial information," said Dr. William Seiple, vice president for research at the nonprofit Lighthouse International in New York. Read the rest of the CNN article.

 

 

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