February 3, 2012 AT 8:07 am

Phantom Limb Pain with the Kinect

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Phantom Limb Pain with the Kinect. Ben writes –

This is something I worked on over the summer last year and its finally out from under wraps. The idea is to create a version of the Mirror Box; effectively copying the real limb onto the Phantom Limb in order to relieve the pain that such people feel. This has been done once before with VR but now we have the kinect and cheaper VR goggles and XBee units from Adafruit, we can build a much cheaper rig and begin to investigate what works and what doesnt.

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