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kkleiner writes: Imagine if all the sounds in your world translated into visual experiences. The cross-blending of sensory input – called synesthesia – is normally limited to individuals with a relatively unique neurological condition. But a new vision technology, called the vOICe system, is aiming to treat blindness by translating images from a camera into audio signals. This technological sensory substitution shows evidence of rewiring the brains of the blind, restoring vision and improving their lives drastically.
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