The Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect has been put to its most imaginative use yet, and it's no game: saving lives. Surgeons and scientists are using the motion-sensing game controller in medical procedures and research, helping surgeons to operate and blind people to see.
The sawbones at Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital are firing up the Kinect in the operating theater. No, they're not playing "Operation" while waiting for the anesthetic to kick in, but actually using it to view and manipulate medical imaging.
Read more of "Microsoft Kinect scrubs in to help surgeons operate and the blind see" at Crave UK.