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Second Sight Named 2014 Technology Pioneer


8/28/2013 10:51:41 AM

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SYLMAR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., the leading developer of retinal prostheses for the blind, today announced that the company has been selected as a 2014 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Technology Pioneers are a part of the World Economic Forum’s community of pioneers, disruptors and innovators. Among the criteria for a Technology Pioneer are visionary leadership and the potential to transform the future of business and society. The award follows the launch of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, the world’s first approved device intended to restore some functional vision for people suffering from blindness due to outer retinal degenerations. The Argus II has been approved for market distribution in both Europe and the U.S.

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