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Using Kinect For a Touch-Free Interface In Surgery 53

Posted by samzenpus
from the it's-all-in-the-wrist dept.
cylonlover writes "While Microsoft probably isn't thrilled open source drivers for its Kinect have led to it being used for 3D virtual sex games, a new application for the device developed by members of the Virtopsy research project at the Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Bern in Switzerland is likely to be more welcome. The team has developed a functional prototype using Kinect that provides users with a hands-free way to review radiological images."
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Using Kinect For a Touch-Free Interface In Surgery

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