Canadian film maker Rob Spence, who damaged his right eye in a childhood accident, is determined to replace it with a digital camera. “Team Eyeborg” has just succeeded in fitting Spence with an artificial eye containing a working LED – a step towards a camera-containing synthetic eye.
Spence and engineer Kosta Gramatis have succeeded in placing a working red LED in Spence’s eye giving him a look similar from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cyborg in The Terminator. This camera will record everything that enters Spence’s field of vision and relay the footage back to a computer. That video will provide a unique perspective on the way video surveillance is becoming more popular in western societies… This image shows the components of the camera now present in his eye.