Leap Motion Controller: 3-D motion control for your computer [Deals]


The Leap Motion Controller adds a whole new layer to your digital world, transforming the way you interact with your computer into a 3D interactive experience. That wide-open space between you and your computer is now your virtual canvas. Play, create and explore as you reach into another world without actually touching anything.

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New From Microsoft: Multitouch In Mid-Air


Wave your hands in the air like you just don't care
Wave your hands in the air like you just don't care

Researchers in the UK have put together a prototype wrist-worn sensor that turns your own hand into a 3D movement controller for almost any device you can think of.

Experts from Newcastle University and the Cambridge-based Microsoft Research used off-the-shelf parts to assemble a sensor that straps to your wrist and detects movement of your arm, hand and fingers. There’s no need for any external sensor, nor for line-of-sight to the device you’re controlling. Everything’s done using the technology you wear.

Here’s a video that explains more.