Engineers at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital have been trialing a new system that uses Microsoft’s Kinect to allow surgeons to browse through diagnostic images without having to physically touch any controls. Using the system surgeons can manipulate images without losing sterility, without any assistance from a nurse or other person in the OR, all while not having to move away from the patient.
Here’s a report from The Globe and Mail:
More from The Globe and Mail: Toronto doctors try Microsoft’s Kinect in OR
*This blog post was originally published at Medgadget*