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Bionic ears let the deaf hear - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Sep 17, 2013

There’s a lot of talk about a coming future of ‘bionic’ devices, aiding those with sensory and motor disabilities. In reality ‘bionic’ sensory devices have already been with us for over 30 years in hundreds of thousands of people. The  cochlear implant is a ‘bonic ear’ that enables many deaf people to hear. [caption id="attachment_11816" align="alignright" width="220"] … Read More