Operating Kinect - The Kinect in the operating room

Posted by: MSDN: Coding4Fun, on 22 May 2012 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

Today's projects highlight two inspirational stories about how the Kinect might be used to help surgeonsKinect imaging lets surgeons keep their focusTHE surgeon enters the operating theatre, covered in sterile blue scrubs. Machines beep and hiss. Nurses wait, tools at the ready: scalpel, forceps, bandage, Xbox... Xbox?On Tuesday last week, a surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' hospital in London began trials of a new device that uses an Xbox Kinect camera to sense body position. Just by waving his arms...

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