The Chicago Lighthouse and Illinois Institute of Technology have joined forces. They’re taking on a special research project. The project is an Intracortical Visual Prosthesis. The Intracortical Visual Prosthesis, or ICVP, compensates for blindness. The ICVP stimulates the brain’s visual centers. And the prosthesis produces visual images for blind users. Joining us to talk about the ICVP are Co-Principal Investigator Dr. Frank Lane, Principal Investigator Dr. Philip Troyk, and ICVP Participant Advocate Member of American Council of the Blind of Metro Chicago Mary Abramson.
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