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Virtual Reality

Leap Motion’s AR table tennis is a long way from your parents’ Pong

A new demo from Leap Motion shows that table tennis in mixed reality could be a lot of fun -- you never have to pick up the ball, for starters. But its greatest potential may be in teaching players how to improve against A.I. opponents.
Computing

Leap Motion is pioneering how users interface with menus in mixed reality

Augmented reality and motion tracker developer Leap Motion has shown off a new prototype user interface for augmented reality which would keep the user firmly in control of how it works and displays.
Digital Trends Live

Facebook’s Zuckerberg is on DC’s hot seat; is it time for data and privacy laws?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg chats with Congress beginning today, Leap Motion wows with some AR kit and footage, Blackmagic Design puts 4K moviemaking in your hands with a new camera body.
Computing

Leap Motion’s prototype augmented reality headset includes hand tracking

Leap Motion revealed a new prototype headset combining hand tracking with augmented reality. The open source community will have access next week after a few refinements. Leap Motion wants to add even more tech in the future.
Mobile

Bxi 2.0 controller senses motion, displays notifications, responds to voice commands

The new Bixi 2.0 controller, a product of French startup Bluemint Labs, packs an E Ink Screen and support for Alexa Voice Commands. It's expected to launch before the end of this year.
Mobile

Forget controllers, use your hands: Leap Motion’s tracking tech hits mobile VR

Leap Motion has made it possible to use your hands in virtual reality with its Orion hand-tracking software. Now, the company has announced a new sensor that brings the technology to mobile VR.
Virtual Reality

Leap Motion's Interaction Engine aims to simplify VR development in Unity

Leap Motion has released a beta version of its Interaction Engine, a Unity module that's designed to help developers achieve tactile interaction with small objects in a virtual space.
Virtual Reality

Slap Leap Motion’s mounting kit on your Rift or Vive for hand-free VR

The Leap Motion is now the most supported motion controller for Virtual Reality, as with its newly released mounting system, it's compatible with both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, as well as OSVR platforms and other unnamed headsets.
Virtual Reality

OSVR gains Leap Motion support for new headsets, owners can upgrade

Controller-free virtual reality is something a lot of people are excited about, and now they can do it without owning one of the big name brands, as OSVR has added a Leap Motion tracker.
Virtual Reality

Look ma, no controller! Leap Motion’s Orion lets you go hands-on with virtual reality

The company behind the Leap Motion Controller is back with Orion, a VR development platform designed to enable real-time, physical interact with virtual objects, all without a hand-held controller.
Computing

HP’s Leap Motion gesture-contol keyboard to go on sale as standalone product for $99

HP's Leap Motion keyboard featuring built-in gesture control is about to go on sale as a standalone product for $99. Up to now the keyboard could only be obtained through the purchase of certain HP desktop computers.
Mobile

Leap Motion’s 3D gesture controls coming to smartphones and tablets in 2014

Leap Motion's 3D gesture control system has already made its debut on a laptop, and now according to the company's CEO, we may have less than a year to wait before it arrives on smartphones and tablets.
Computing

No touching! We go hands-off with the HP Envy 17 Leap Motion Special Edition

With Leap Motion's sensor embedded in the laptop, it's easier to see the possibilities for gesture-based control. Just lift up your hand to move the cursor or flick a webpage up or down, then go right back to typing.
Computing

HP debuts first laptop with Leap Motion gesture controls

Offering up a gesture control experience somewhat similar to the Microsoft Kinect on the Xbox 360 and upcoming Xbox One, a Leap Motion sensor has been embedded within a special edition of the HP ENVY 17 laptop.
Computing

Leap Motion opens app store to developers in advance of July 22 launch

Launching on July 22, the Leap Motion gesture control device is entering its next phase of beta testing by giving developers early access to its Airspace Home launcher and the Airspace Store.
Computing

Leap Motion previews its gesture control capabilities with Windows 8

We're learning more about the capabilities of the Leap Motion controller today thanks to a video posted on the company's YouTube channel showcasing how the Leap controls the Windows environment.
Computing

Thalmic Labs’ founder on ditching touch screens, nixing mice, and why gesture control is the future

Aaron Grant, co-founder of Thalmic Labs, shares his vision for the future of gesture control in computing and details what sets the MYO armband apart from the motion-sensing crowd.
Computing

Leap Motion Controller delayed until July for additional testing

Leap Motion, the company behind the Leap 3D gesture controller, originally stated that pre-orders would begin shipping on May 13, but now CEO Michael Buckwald says the Leap will be delayed until July 22.