Gaming That’s Good For Your Health

Gaming That’s Good For Your Health
technology

New innovations from Kinect and Nintendo 3DS make huge medical advances.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 21 march 2011

Doctors at Sunnybrook hospital in Toronto, Canada have taken interactive gaming to the next level when they hooked up a Kinect console to their medical imaging computer. Now when in the operating room, doctors can have direct access to MRI scans, without having to disinfect, leave the operating room, consult the scans, and then scrub back in. This hack allows them to virtually manipulate the scans and retrieve the necessary information by pulling it up on screen with a wave of their hand.

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