Leap Motion Releases Major Tracking Update and New Demos to Show It Off

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Leap Motion builds the leading markerless hand-tracking technology, and today the company revealed a update which they claim brings major improvements “across the board.” Image courtesy Leap Motion.

Leap Motion Grabs $50M Investment for Class-leading Hand-tracking Tech

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Leap Motion, a veteran player in the virtual reality sector (having been founded two years ahead of Oculus), has announced the closure of a Series C investment round totaling $50 million.

Leap Motion’s New Mobile Hand-tracking Sensor Brings 180-degree Field of View

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The new Leap Motion Mobile Platform consists of hardware and software optimised for VR and AR hand tracking on mobile devices. Building on the success of the original Leap Motion device, the brand new hardware aims to be tightly integrated into future mobile VR headsets.

VRgineers to Integrate Leap Motion Hand-tracking into its Wide FOV VRHero Headset

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Enterprise VR headset manufacturer VRgineers and Leap Motion , the company behind its eponymous optical hand tracker, announced they’re working together to embed Leap Motion’s tech into professional-grade VR headsets.

Leap Motion’s New 180-degree Hand-tracking Comes to Qualcomm’s Latest VRDK Headset

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Qualcomm has debuted an updated version of their VR Headset Reference Design now with Leap Motion’s new 180-degree hand-tracking to bring gesture control to mobile VR headsets. The new headset and Leap Motion tracking module was shown off during last week’s GDC 2017.

Leap Motion’s Interaction Engine Beta Can Make Virtual Hands More Useful

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Gear VR Capable Of Hand Tracking Via USB-C And Leap Motion

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AR From an Architect’s Perspective, Spatial Computing, & Leap Motion’s North Star AR HMD

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Keiichi Matsuda went from being a dystopian filmmaker to becoming the Vice President of Design at hand-tracking company Leap Motion. The post AR From an Architect’s Perspective, Spatial Computing, & Leap Motion’s North Star AR HMD appeared first on Road to VR.

Leap Motion Goes Mobile

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That’s why I think all of us work in technology, and why we at Leap Motion are always very much living in the future. Today I’m going to be talking about the Leap Motion Mobile Platform. The post Leap Motion Goes Mobile appeared first on Leap Motion Blog.

Leap Motion VP: ‘AR And VR Will Have To Make Do With Sound And Vision For The Foreseeable Future’

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We’ve seen some incredible things emerging from Leap Motion since the company hired visionary filmmaker Keiichi Matsuda last year as a vice president leading a new London research studio. So how does Leap Motion’s technology fit into the AR/VR market?

Leap Motion’s ‘Interaction Engine’ Unlocks More Natural Human Input for VR

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Leap Motion has announced it’s to early access to the beta of its Interaction Engine , a set of systems designed to help developers implement compelling, realistic and hopefully frustration-free input with just their hands.

Qualcomm’s Standalone VR Is Getting Embedded Leap Motion Hand Tracking

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Thankfully, the team at Leap Motion have been working tirelessly to deliver hand tracking and late last year launched their much more compact hand tracking solution specifically aimed at mobile form factors.

Leap Motion offers hints of new VR tech

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Leap Motion CTO David Holz spent more than an hour and a half last Thursday night answering questions about virtual and augmented reality in front of an audience of more than 200 avatars in... News VR & AR Leap Motion

Leap Motion’s ‘Interaction Engine’ Unlocks.

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Leap Motion’s ‘Interaction Engine’ Unlocks More Natural Human Input for VR Leap Motion’s release of Interaction Engine’s Beta completes another piece of the peripheral-free VR input puzzle that the company has dedicated itself to over the last couple of years.

Baofeng’s new headset has Leap Motion

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Baofeng Mojing, the world’s leading virtual headset manufacturer, has released a new viewer that incorporates Leap Motion gesture control. The Baofeng Mojing 5 Plus was announced at a press conference in Beijing yesterday, along... News Baofeng Mojing Leap Motion

Leap Motion shows off Interaction Engine for their VR.

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‘ARMA’ Developer Spin-Off Using Rift And Leap Motion For Military Sim Setups

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Leap Motion wants to rid mobile VR of controllers

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Leap Motion’s Interaction Engine Lets You Get a Grip in VR

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Launched back in 2012, Leap Motion first introduced us to their new way of interacting with computers in three dimensions. At the time, the Leap Motion sensor sat on your desk or was built into your keyboard, allowing for natural hand and finger movement tracking.

From Orion to Mobile VR: Leap Motion in 2016

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2016 was a landmark year for virtual reality, but 2017 will be nothing short of surreal. Here are the top 10 stories from our blog in 2016. Click To Tweet Leap Motion goes mobile. Our team will be at CES January 5-8 with our Leap Motion Mobile Platform reference design.

Building Blocks: A Deep Dive Into Leap Motion Interactive Design

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Leap Motion Orion tracking was designed with simple physical interactions in mind, starting with pinch and grab. The post Building Blocks: A Deep Dive Into Leap Motion Interactive Design appeared first on Leap Motion Blog.

Leap Motion's Interaction Engine Brings Natural Gestures into Virtual Worlds

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Leap Motion created gesture control for all sorts of things, including virtual reality, long ago, but developers must build in support for their tracking peripheral to use its full potential.

Leap Motion VR Support Now Directly Integrated in Unreal Engine

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Now officially integrated in Unreal Engine 4.11 , getnamo’s independent plugin for Leap Motion makes it faster and easier than ever to integrate Leap Motion Orion into your VR projects! Bringing hands into virtual reality just got a major upgrade.

VR Prototyping for Less Than $100 with Leap Motion + VRidge

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63 for the Leap Motion Controller and VR Developer Mount , now on sale in our web store. If you’re sensitive to motion sickness, the added latency may cause you to feel uncomfortable. Setup your Google Cardboard with Leap Motion Controller.

Clasping Objects In VR Becomes Effortless With Leap Motion’s Interaction Engine

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Leap Motion, Inc., All those people who have experienced Leap Motion hand tracker will be in the right position to explain how it feels to use it. Virtual Reality Leap Motion Inc.

HTC Vive FAQ: What You Need to Know About Leap Motion + SteamVR

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Leap Motion adds a whole new level of expression to your virtual avatar – so you can point, wave, or dance. UE4 has built-in Vive support, and with the new official plugin release in Unreal Engine 4.11 , it’s easier than ever to get started with Leap Motion + Vive.

Oculus Rift S Onboard Cameras Could Support Finger Tracking In Future

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In 2016 at Oculus Connect 3 , Chief Scientist Michael Abrash made a range of predictions about VR in the year 2021. They use the kind of glove system described by Abrash in 2016 to train a convolutional neural network to recognize hand poses.

Baofeng Showcases Mobile VR Headset With Positional and Finger Tracking

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Asia VR Headsets baofeng baofeng mojing china vr chinese vr Daydream gear vr google daydream leap motion mobile VR samsung samsung gear vrBaofeng Group, a Chinese mobile communications giant, announced their fifth generation VR headset, the Mojing 5.0, on stage today in Beijing, China.

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uSens Raises $20 Million To Pursue Inside-Out Tracking Technology

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Investments VR Industry News china Fosun Kinzon investment Leap leap motion mobile mobile VR positional tracking uSensAR/VR startup uSens completed a series A round of fundraising to the tune of $20 million.

2016’s Proto Award Winners Revealed, Tilt Brush Receives Top Honour

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Blocks – Leap Motion. SEE ALSO Hands On: The Martian VR Experience is a Triumph in Motion. The post 2016’s Proto Award Winners Revealed, Tilt Brush Receives Top Honour appeared first on Road to VR.

The 2016 Proto Awards: See Who Took Home VR’s Biggest Honors

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eleVR 2016 Year in Review

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These are some of our highlights for 2016 – our most productive year ever by some measures (eg. Vi, M, Andrea, and Evelyn: The eleVR team at the end of 2016. 2016 was a year of many changes for eleVR.

Meet the Winners of 3D Jam 2.0

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Based on community ratings and scores from the Leap Motion team, we’re excited to present the winners of the second annual 3D Jam. Motion control is an incredibly powerful tool for 3D animation. appeared first on Leap Motion Blog. The votes are in!

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PowerClaw is a Haptic Glove Ready To Freeze, Burn, and Shock You (Virtually)

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Coming to Gamescom 2016 right after the recent launch of their IndieGogo campaign , the team is now showing off a near finished version of their hardware in hopes that the burgeoning virtual reality industry will make way for a glove that effectively lets you feel VR.

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Explorations in VR Design

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The post Explorations in VR Design appeared first on Leap Motion Blog. Augmented & Virtual Reality Leap Motion Team Orion UX Design explorationsUntil the rise of VR, we lived on the edges of a digital universe that was trapped behind glass screens.