Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th May 2013 22:43 UTC
Windows The Verge pointed me to a blog post by Leap Motion - which reveals how their Kinect-like motion control works with Windows 8. "From the second you plug in your Leap Motion Controller, you'll be able to browse the web and interact with your computer just by moving your hands and fingers in the air. With Leap Motion technology and Windows, you can do everything that's possible with multi-touch inputs - without actually touching anything. This also means that existing applications in Windows 7 and 8 will respond to your natural hand and finger movements. Soon, we'll show you how Leap Motion will work with Mac OS X." Quite cool.
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Not sure what problem this solves
by Coxy on Tue 21st May 2013 11:13 UTC
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Seems to be that you touch the air instead of the screen... you still have to hold our arm up in the air. Also form the videos it looks like you control a mouse pointer around the screen... I can imagine that that is difficult when trying to touch certain things, like trying to click a certain button amongst many other buttons

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