Man creates 3D body scanning device after being inspired by Wiimote

Joshua Broder, an ER physician at Duke University, found handheld ultrasound machines to be quite lacking in a key feature. They can only scan in 2D, but wouldn't it be great if they could do 3D body scan? Broder realized this was actually possible after watching his some play with a Wiimote. He was so inspired by the revelation that he came up with a solution utilizing the same motion-sensing chip inside the Wiimote. Things are going so well for the device, that there are clinical trials going on right now!

Thanks to MarioCheated for the heads up.




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