I'm flying, Jack!
This is a video demo of Leap, a $70 gesture control computer peripheral coming out next year and tracks motion within a 4-foot cube with accuracy down to 1/100th of a millimeter. That...is pretty accurate. If I were that accurate at catching mini-marshmallows in my mouth I would be way fatter right now and with less marshmallows ground into the carpet.
Best of all, Leap isn't part of a closed loop system like the Kinect or WiiMote, so it can control any regular on-screen activity much like you do with a mouse.
Leap Motion was showing off its still unreleased gesture motion controller for computers at Google I/O 2013. The demo unit allowed you to use the controller to navigate Google Earth, and the functionality felt ready for prime time t... Read Post
Laptop buyers will get access to a device capable of tracking finger motions with sub-millimeter accuracy. A device that makes it possible to control a computer with fluid mid-air finger motions will be bundled with some PCs from Ta... Read Post