Kinect Launches a Surgical Revolution. Will someone define a revolution?

Link: Kinect Launches a Surgical Revolution I don’t know, is this a revolution or an innovation?  President Obama’s Healthcare plan is definitely revolutionary, whether you agree with it or not.  In fact that is usually a way to tell if something is revolutionary: Lot’s of disagreement.  Everyone who uses a Kinect thinks it is COOL! …


Medical Image Analysis and a creepy 3D image

Check out this link for a creepy but well done 3D image.  Ok, ok, you likely showed on this link looking for a paper idea, so jump over to the link: Medical Image Analysis There a bunch of links to papers that you can use in your bibliography, pretty cool.  Also excellent images of gory…


Touchless medicine using Kinect! What will the Osteopaths think?

Osteopathic medicine, what is it? Osteopathic medicine is a distinct form of medical practice in the United States. Osteopathic medicine provides all of the benefits of modern medicine including prescription drugs, surgery, and the use of technology to diagnose disease and evaluate injury. It also offers the added benefit of hands-on diagnosis and treatment through…


NUI, Kinect: Robotic Triage Nurse

In this video, Craig Mundie shows the prototype of a Robotic Triage Nurse that can be used in developing countries and elsewhere!  


Imagining a NUI future?

Microsoft is imagining a NUI future.  Kinect is one of the top consumer devices and the surface is only scratched.  Check out the article at: Find out about the Robotics Triage Nurse!


Natural User Interface: A future computing para-dig-m or para-dig-it?

Wow, NUI, this is the thing for anyone starting out in exploring computer science.  Check out the NUI page at Microsoft Research, one of the leaders in NUI: You will find research tools and other information on that site!


NUI without the Kinect? Check out some of the cool ideas here

Microsoft is nothing if not crazy about destroying the amazing products and ideas that come out of Redmond.  And nothing finer then Kinect, so now Microsoft Research works and supports researchers and inventors to build the competition to Kinect.  That to me is innovative.  Check out the article here: Here you will read about…


5 ways to use Heterogeneous Modeling and Design of Control Systems

I was just thinking about Control Systems and Kinect.  There are a lot of projects out there that are using Kinect, but how do you model a Kinect in the loop?  I have no idea, but I started doing some reading about modern control system design. One of the papers that caught my eye can…


Kinect and Windows Presentation Foundation

Windows Presentation Foundation, XAML and Kinect.  How to wire it all up? Well first I guess we should go down to the virtual hardware store and buy some XAML Wire to connect with the Kinect software. Is this really hard? No, in fact one of the earlier approaches to this uses the OpenNI to connect…