Vision Substitution by Tactile Image Projection

@article{BachyRita1969VisionSB,
  title={Vision Substitution by Tactile Image Projection},
  author={Paul Bach-y-Rita and Carter Collins and Frank A. Saunders and Benjamin W. White and Lawrence A. Scadden},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1969},
  volume={221},
  pages={963-964}
}
WE describe here a vision substitution system which is being developed as a practical aid for the blind and as a means of studying the processing of afferent information in the central nervous system. The theoretical neurophysiological basis1 and the physical concept of the instrumentation2 have been discussed previously, and results obtained with preliminary models have been briefly reported3. A detailed description of the apparatus will appear elsewhere (manuscript in preparation). 
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SENSORY PLASTICITY
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The aim of this paper is to examine the evidence for plasticity as a fundamental basis for the development of a high resolution vision substitution system.