News Item – Introducing ‘Tip-Tap’ Waterloo’s new sci-fi tech for surgeons

A research team from Waterloo hopes its newest wearable tech could soon be helping surgeons in the operating room.

The “Tip-Tap” looks like something from the sci-fi movie Minority Report — metal tags worn directly on the hand, or in gloves, which let users operate a computer interface by touching together their finger and thumb.

Researchers say, it could even be incorporated into the disposable gloves surgeons use, allowing them to access things like x-rays or planning diagrams in an operating room, without having to touch anything.

Full article at: CBC News