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MS Kinect Gesture & Voice Control for HRS PACS System in OR

This is an ongoing project.


The project aims to help surgeons to view patient’s imaging data without direct interactions through hands. Sanitation is the first rule in working in an operation room (OR). A surgeon will often need to re-sanitize their hands after touching patients’ imaging files and data. Therefore, this research is trying to see if there is a benefit for using hand gesture and voice recognition in OR through the use of Microsoft Kinect sensor. This project will be coupled with Mckesson’s HRS Imaging Analysis Tool as a prototype.


Study is on-going (as of Oct 2 2013).





McKesson (Richmond, BC)