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Monday, March 21, 2011

Kinect gesture recognition technology helping surgeons

Doctors at Sunnybrook hospital in Toronto, Canada have hooked up a Kinect gaming console to their medical imaging computer so that they can conveniently view MRI scans with the wave of a hand, reports Engadget. The video above shows doctors at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine using the Kinect sensor to manipulate medical images.