Microsoft and Novartis use Kinect to help doctors assess Multiple Sclerosis

It seems that Microsoft’s Kinect is definitely getting interesting use cases outside of gaming lately. For example, we told you last week how the technology allowed orangutans in an Australian zoo to play video games. Today, Microsoft is showcasing another innovative way to useKinect, in a partnership with the global healthcare company Novartis. Novartis is a company that provides solutions to the evolving needs of patients, and its researchers are looking for better ways to evaluate treatments for multiple sclerosis, a disease that attacks parts of the nervous system. Multiple sclerosis can result in various complications such as physical, mental or psychiatric problems, and assessing whether treatments are effective in stabilizing a patient’s symptoms can be a challenge. –> ]]> So, Novartis partnered with Microsoft to create the Assess MS Research Project, which aims…


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