Items tagged with Leap Motion

Just a few years ago, 3D TVs were all the rage in the consumer technology space, and now it appears that the new focus is on virtual reality. VR headsets are coming out of the works like the Oculus Rift and the Samsung Gear VR, and now Leap Motion is looking to make the VR experience more immersive with its hand-tracking technology. While you have been able to attach a Leap Motion sensor to a VR headset in the past, it made for a clumsy and bulky experience — not to mention that you had to purchase two separate devices and a $20 mount. However, Leap Motion announced today that is has partnered... Read more...
At this point, you've probable heard of Leap Motion. You may not be entirely familiar with what the company is about, or what kind of products it hopes to offer, but the name has been able to cut through the noise of late. In a lot of ways, it's a company built on outlandish dreams, but as duos such as Woz and Jobs have proven before, sometimes it takes a little bit of wild to change the world. David Holz and Michael Buckwald have founded a company and helped invent Leap Motion, which essentially allows users to easily interact with a PC via hand gestures. Credit: Leap Motion, Inc. If you're familiar... Read more...
Hot on the heels of the muscle-reading MYO armband gesture input device announcement, Leap Motion is reminding its fans that its own gesture input device will soon be on the market. In fact, the new controllers are going to start shipping the week of May 13. On May 19th, the units will be for sale at Best Buy. Image Credit: Leap Motion The Leap Motion Controller looks like an ordinary USB drive. But set it in front of your PC or Mac, and you can control your computer with gestures ranging from your hand motions to individual finger movements. Obviously, there are a lot of potential applications... Read more...