Kinect in the Operating Room

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Surgeons such as Dr. Calvin Law refer to CT scan images during operations at Sunnybrook in Toronto. That used to require either remembering information or stepping outside the sterile environment to touch a computer, which required scrubbing in again. Now with Kinect, Dr. Law can remain in the sterile field and use hand gestures to manipulate images. Jamie Tremaine, an engineer at Sunnybrook, designed the application.
 
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