Xbox Kinect shows falls detection promise

15 months ago, in June 2010, editor Donna pointed out the possibility of using the technology in the Xbox Kinect for falls detection. [TA: Xbox Kinect for healthcare?] Now we hear that people at the University of Missouri have been researching just that. Here are two items about it. The first is slightly longer, but the second slightly more informative. (See the latter’s comments too.) Xbox Kinect Helps Monitor Seniors’ Health Information Week. Kinect Used To Help Detect Increased Fall Risk In Elderly Patients Gamasutra.