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Canada’s “Eyeborg” Returns With Video Game Documentary
August 30, 2011
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Loyal fans of the show might remember that a couple of years ago (on May 25, 2009, to be exact) we did a story about Rob Spence, the so-called "Eyeborg." Rob is a Toronto-based filmmaker who lost his eye in a shotgun accident, and replaced it with a wireless camera. His latest project, commissioned by Montreal-based video game company Square Enix, is a documentary on so-called "cyborgs" around the world.

The short doc follows Rob as he visits people who have been enhanced with electronic parts, including retinal chips to help with blindness and articial limbs. Check it out here (but be warned - there are some gory images):

The video also explores the possibilities of augmented reality, and speculates on how prominent robotics and electronics may become for people in the future.


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