kkleiner writes: Imagine if all the sounds in your world translated into visual experiences. The cross-blending of sensory input – called synesthesia – is normally limited to individuals with a relatively unique neurological condition. But a new vision technology, called the vOICe system, is aiming to treat blindness by translating images from a camera into audio signals. This technological sensory substitution shows evidence of rewiring the brains of the blind, restoring vision and improving their lives drastically.
"More software projects have gone awry for lack of calendar time than for all
other causes combined."
-- Fred Brooks, Jr., _The Mythical Man Month_