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Kinect 3D CT

Another awesome use for the kinect...

submitted by: grindinblade
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Hits: 7575 | Favorites: 0 | Emailed: 2 | Rating: 1.9 | Category: Science | Date: 09/18/2011
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Male, 40-49, Canada
 195 Posts
Monday, September 19, 2011 9:59:04 AM
What a noob. I got my brain surgery achievement on launch day.

Male, 18-29, Australia
 24482 Posts
Sunday, September 18, 2011 1:18:26 PM
Kinect was pure genuis!

Male, 30-39, Europe
 2509 Posts
Sunday, September 18, 2011 11:55:42 AM
Hi Grindinblade, like I said the other day I don't see this as any great leap forward... it`s just using a kinect as a very poor mouse substitute.

I do get the point you made before to me about hands free control in a sterile environment, but this application of the kinect is just someone reinventing the wheel just for the sake of using a kinect to do it. It doesn`t give you anything else that hasn`t been done before with better control.

There are lots of novel ways good developers have found of using the kenect hardware to offer something really new, but I feel for every person doing that, there are a hundred or so just using it because it`s there rather than it adds value to the application - this feels like one of those times. Hands free computer operation has been around for decades - yet now there`s a glut of lazy programmers who`ve got hold of a kinect thinking they`re creating something unique when it isn`t.

Male, 18-29, Western US
 91 Posts
Sunday, September 18, 2011 11:40:06 AM
it not even related with ct scan....

Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 6560 Posts
Sunday, September 18, 2011 8:32:20 AM
So basically it's just using the Kinect as a mouse. It really doesn`t have anything to do with the CT Software.

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