A Leap forward in motion control?
Subject: General Tech | July 25, 2013 - 06:51 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: Leap Motion, kinect
You may have already stumbled upon the Leap Motion controller, a tiny USB 2.0 device intended to allow you to control your PC with hand motions, somewhat similar to the Kinect. Installing the software and placing the Leap Motion in front of your computer allows you to control a variety of apps and games using only hand motions. Unfortunately the app selections is rather limited and controlling your OS is not possible, at least not yet. It is less than $100 and does offer the potential for some fun so check out Legit Reviews to see if you might like to give it a try.
"The Leap Motion Controller brings affordable gesture control to the PC and gives developers a tool to bring new innovations to the PC industry. In our limited time with the Leap Motion Controller we quickly found out that it is very app limited due to there being less than 60 apps available at the time of launch. Leap Motion gave thousands of these devices to app developers and hoped they would develop some killer software..."
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- Razer Ouroboros Gaming Mouse Review @ Madshrimps
- Mionix Naos 8200 Gaming Mouse @ techPowerUp
- Roccat KONE Pure Inferno Orange @ Kitguru
- Gigabyte Aivia Neon Mouse Review @ Hardware Secrets
- CM Storm Havoc Gaming Mouse @ Neoseeker
- MMO Gaming Mouse Roundup @ eTeknix
- Leetgion El'Druin @ Legion Hardware
- Cooler Master Storm Havoc Gaming Mouse Review @ Techgage
- ROCCAT Hiro Gaming Mousepad Review @ HiTech Legion
- M Storm Control RX Mouse Mat @ eTeknix
- Razer Orbweaver @ LanOC Reviews
- Genius Speed Wheel 6 MT @ Funky Kit
- Logitech G510s Gaming Keyboard Review @ Hardware Canucks
- SteelSeries Apex [RAW] Gaming Keyboard @ Kitguru
- MSI CK Series Mechanical Keyboard Review @ Techgage
- Corsair Vengeance K70 Fully Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review@ Pro-Clockers
- CM Storm Quickfire Stealth Mechanical Keyboard @ Benchmark Reviews
- Azio Levetron Mech5 Mechanical Keyboard Review @ HiTech Legion