Sights Out

When your computer, car, phone, or any other Thing is dead or ready for an upgrade, we head out to the store and upgrade our tech. It’s a simple proposition. But what do you do when your tech is literally inside your body? That is the real scenario faced by many customers of Second Sight. This was a company pioneering medical implants to help visually-impaired people see again. “Was” is the keyword, because they’re now out of business. Eliza Strickland and Mark Harris at IEEE have this more of this cautionary tale. Yet in 2020, Byland had to find out…