Neil Harbisson is the world’s first officially recognised cyborg. He has a wifi-enabled antenna in his head and is the first half-human robot in the world.
An Antenna for Colour Blindness
Harbisson was born in the United Kingdom and was Catalan raised. He is colour blind and has been seeking solutions for this ailment for some time. The antenna in his head has helped him with the colour blindness.
Through the antenna implanted in his skull, Harbisson is able to ‘hear’ the tonal equivalent of colours. Thanks to the antenna, Harbisson’s perception of reality is extended beyond the visual spectrum. In addition, Neil can sense both infrared and ultraviolet colour spectrums which are not visible to the naked eye. In addition,...