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Leap Motion Controller Hands-On: Future Technology Not Ready for Daily Use

Leap Motion Controller Hands-On: Future Technology Not Ready for Daily Use

Ashley Esqueda

The Leap Motion Controller is a product of interest: ever since we saw Leap’s trailer, promising gesture-based navigation on our computers, we’ve been patiently waiting to put it to the test. The verdict? In short, it’s not quite the earth-shattering, game-changing experience we hoped for, but it is pretty cool to control various apps with a wave of the hand. The Leap’s main opponent...

Intel Demos "Perceptual Computing": Gestures, Voice, Facial-Rec Coming To Your PC Soon

Intel Demos "Perceptual Computing": Gestures, Voice, Facial-Rec Coming To Your PC Soon

Adriana Lee

One of the most fascinating bits of future tech on the radar is mid-air gesture control. (Think Kinect. Or Minority Report‘s computing gestures.) Leap Motion made a splash in 2012 by introducing an extremely accurate accessory that can read users’ motions within an interactive 3D space of 8 cubic feet. And unbelievably, the price is only $70 per preorder/unit. Most recently, the company...