Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge from "Star Trek: The Next Generation
" ranks among LeVar Burton
's most iconic roles, but the character's instantly recognizable Visor was a literal pain for the actor. The ocular device was one of the many advanced technologies in "Star Trek
," letting the blind Geordi receive visual information through the electromagnetic spectrum. Geordi's Visor became one of the defining symbols of not only the character, but all of "The Next Generation."
The mechanism lets Laforge identify energy wavelengths far beyond normally visible frequencies, turning his handicap into an asset and allowing him to identify visual details...
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