A Wearable Mobility Device for the Blind using Retina-Inspired Dynamic Vision Sensors

Ghaderi, Viviane ;   Mulas, Marcello ;   Santos Pereira, Vinicius Felisberto ;   Everding, Lukas ;   Weikersdorfer, David ;   Conradt, Jorg

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses - Signal and vision processingSensory neuroprostheses - VisualSensory neuroprostheses - Auditory

Proposed is a prototype of a wearable mobility device which aims to assist the blind with navigation and object avoidance via...

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Degeneration Stage-Specific Response Pattern of Retinal Ganglion Cell Spikes in Rd10 Mouse Retina

Park, Dae-jin ;   Senok, Solomon ;   Goo, Yong Sook

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses - Signal and vision processingNeural stimulation

It is known that with retinal degeneration there is rewiring of retinal networks. Consequently, electrical stimulation of the degenerating...

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Electrically Evoked Potentials in an Ovine Model for the Evaluation of Visual Prosthesis Efficacy

Barriga-Rivera, Alejandro ;   Eiber, Calvin D. ;   Dodds, Christopher William Douglas ;   Fung, Adrian ;   Tatarinoff, Veronica ;   Lovell, Nigel H. ;   Suaning, Gregg

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses - VisualNeural interfaces - Stimulator technology

Visual prostheses are becoming a reality as a therapy to restore functional vision to the blind. New stimulation strategies and novel...

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Fabrication and Functional Demonstration of a Smart Electrode with a Built-In CMOS Microchip for Neural Stimulation of a Retinal Prosthesis

Noda, Toshihiko ;   Fujisawa, Takumi ;   Kawasaki, Ryohei ;   Tashiro, Hiroyuki ;   Takehara, Hiroaki ;   Sasagawa, Kiyotaka ;   Tokuda, Takashi ;   Ohta, Jun

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses - VisualNeural interfaces - Implantable systemsNeural stimulation

In this study, we propose an advanced architecture of a smart electrode for neural stimulation of a retinal prosthesis. A feature of the...

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Investigating the Feasibility of EVestG Assessment for Screening Concussion

Suleiman, Abed ;   Lithgow, Brian ;   Mansouri, Behzad ;   Moussavi, Zahra

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses - VestibularNeurological disorders - Traumatic brain injuryNeurological disorders - Diagnostic and evaluation techniques

Electrovestibulography (EVestGTM) is a new technology that objectively measures the vestibular response. It has the potential to objectively,...

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Patch Clamp Recordings of Retinal Bipolar Cells in Response to Extracellular Electrical Stimulation in Wholemount Mouse Retina

Walston, Steven ;   Chow, Robert ;   Weiland, James

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses - VisualNeural stimulationSensory neuroprostheses

Retinitis pigmentosa is a family of inherited retinal diseases identified by the degeneration of photoreceptors, which leads to blindness. In...

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Semantic Labelling to Aid Navigation in Prosthetic Vision

Horne, Lachlan ;   Alvarez, Jose ;   McCarthy, Chris ;   Barnes, Nick

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses - VisualRehabilitation - Wearable systemsRehabilitation - Mobility (wheelchair, driving, etc.)

Current and near-term implantable prosthetic vision systems offer the potential to restore some visual function, but suffer from limited...

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Towards Determining the Afferent Sites of Perception Feedback on Residual Arms of Amputees with Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation

Wang, Hui ;   Fang, Peng ;   Tian, Lan ;   Zheng, Yue ;   Zhou, Hui ;   Li, Guanglin ;   Zhang, Xiufeng

Tags Sensory neuroprosthesesMotor neuroprostheses - Neuromuscular stimulationNeural interfaces - Stimulator technology

The coordination and combination of motion and sensation are critical to realize a natural and precise control of prosthetic hands....

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