"Neil Harbisson: I listen to color" Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color -- and yes, even listen to faces and paintings.
Neil Harbisson was born with achromatopsia, a rare condition that causes complete colour blindness. In 2004, Harbisson and Adam Montandon developed the eyeborg, a device that translates colours into sounds. Harbisson has been claimed to be the first recognized cyborg in the world, as his passport photo now includes his device
A Conversation on Cyborism: Interview with U.K. Cyborg Neil Harbisson. Neil Harbisson, who is the first legally recognized Cyborg, has made it his mission to helping people find their own inner-Cyborg.