Kotaku: We've seen the Xbox 360 Kinect control robots before, but never robots with tasks this important. A group of graduate engineering students at the University of Washington are using Microsoft's device to guide the actions of surgical robots.
we regret to inform you that your husband just RROD'd I kid! I kid!...
+1 Microsoft might send her a coffin box.
the knife of Kinect. Such inaccuracy. It's like being operated by a drunken surgeon with shaking hands.
Kinect hacked to cure cancer.... Kinect hacked to wage war on the middle east for the USA! Kinect.... hacked your mother, Kinect is your father
Kinect....it only does everything
In order to get the precision they need for most surgeries, they will need a much better camera going forward as well as some pretty powerful processing to measuring movement down to the millimeter. Neat idea, though I'm not sure it will be replaced by current robotic methods that utilize touch-sensitive controls that provide physical feedback on their moves.
The article says that they use it for prototyping which saved them $50,000. An actual surgery will obviously not be performed on an off-the-shelf Kinect unit.
Really...You don't think Kinect will replace actual sugical equipment. Come on.
In some parts of the world? Yes. This reminds me of that one guy that repurposed an n64 rumble pack into a tattoo gun... in prison.
Wanna see what failed surgery looks like, BAM! there it is.
I bet the writers at kotaku go to bed with kinect at their side. ____________ Sony 'til I die
u my friend r a tool :) keep loving ur company i bet they love knowing that they have blind followers like you that will defend them no matter what, and will attack and hate on the competition no matter what. You r whats wrong with this generation of gamers.
Yeah tools like this are laughable but oh well this is N4G.
Kinect surgery is an advance version of OPERATION!! "THE GAME". Still prefers Atlus Trauma Center though.
Wow. I don't even trust it to play games.
Move can do all this ... really it can!
Please Show Me Where The Move Does This, I Would Love Some Proof Or I Could Say A Car Can Fly
Sure it can, but it takes a while to cut someone open with a rubber ball.
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