The Brainport Vision pro is a magnificent technological advancement
to help people suffering from vision impairment. It is a
wearable video camera that turns visual information
into electrical stimulation patterns. It is a
solution that does not require surgery. It offers
an alternative for people who are completely blind.
The Brainport Vision pro requires supervised training to be used
independently. Training courses are usually 10 hours of one
on one training. It takes place over three days. It also includes
customized content for the individual.
The brainport Vision pro has the users feel electrical stimulation
patterns. The users feel the patterns like bubbles on their tongue.
The patterns allow the user to determine the size, shape, location,
and motion of objects in the users environment. White pixels are felt
as strong tongue stimulation, black pixels do no stimulation, and grey
is felt as medium stimulation.