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Systems-on-a-chip for Powerful Prostheses

A novel, mixed-signal system on a chip

A novel, mixed-signal system on a chip as a platform for implantable prosthetic devices, developed at the University of Southern California's Center for Biomimetic MicroElectronic Systems (BMES) Engineering Research Center (ERC).

Researchers at BMES--a National Science Foundation-supported center--are developing entire platforms for a range of implantable devices that could one day restore vision to the blind, reanimate paralyzed limbs, and overcome certain cognitive impairments. Further information is available Here. (Date of Image: October 2004)

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