In Brazil, surgeons use Kinect to control x-ray displays

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Following swiftly on from our coverage of PredictGaze, the platform that makes use of devices' cameras to enable gesture control, we've spotted some more innovative use of such technology. The Intera project at the Hospital Evangélico de Londrina in Brazil is helping surgeons to control vital on-screen imagery with gestures to save precious time in the operating room. When performing complex surgery, reference material such as x-rays and patient exam details is necessary to ensure the procedure goes smoothly. Many surgeons still use physical x-ray film and light boxes, which can take time to set up and is limited to…

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