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

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Oculus Video Shows Advanced Hand Tracking Gloves

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Earlier this year Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg teased a new form of input being developed over at Oculus: hand tracking gloves. Though there’s no text to accompany the clip it looks like the back of the hand is lined with markers.

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The Meta 2 Begins Shipping In Two Weeks With Improved Hand Tracking

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

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Founded in 2010, Leap Motion would release its initial product (today called the ‘ Leap Motion Controller ‘) in 2012, a desktop-focused peripheral which offered touchless hand-tracking.

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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Mark Zuckerberg Teases Glove-Based Advanced Hand Tracking Research From Oculus

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” Notably, the researcher’s hardware appears to use fairly expensive Optitrack cameras for the system rather than the buggy Oculus Sensor tracking system the company used for the consumer Rift.

Hands-On: Manus VR Arm And Finger Tracking System Now In Production

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ManoMotion Brings Hand Gesture Input to Apple’s ARKit

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We’ve seen plenty of new usecases for both, including inside-out positional tracking for mobile VR headsets and some pretty mind-blowing experiments too, but this is the first we’ve seen hand-tracking integrated into either AR platform.

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Leap Motion Showcases Mobile Hand-Tracking In New Video

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A few weeks back I went hands-on with Leap Motion’s mobile VR hand-tracking solution, and now you can see it in action for yourself. Here users can create different shapes by pinching their hands together and then pulling them apart.

Intel’s ‘Merged Reality’ Demo Brings Actual Hands Into VR on Oculus Rift

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Chopra asked his colleague to show his hands and soon they appeared on screen surrounding the balloons. No, these were his actual, real world hands — complete with wedding ring. Tagged with: CES , hand tracking , hands , Intel , merged reality , project alloy.

Oculus Retail Partner Potentially Leaks Touch Price And Date

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Intel’s Project Alloy Round 2: RealSense Hand-Tracking and Optimized Software

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The self-contained virtual reality headset makes use of Intel’s vision technologies to create a wireless, inside-out positionally tracked headset. Let There Be Hands. II’s built in RealSense hand-tracking. Tracking and Performance .

Introducing Orion: Next-Generation Hand Tracking for VR

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You need the power and complexity of the human hand. It’s part hardware, part software, built from the ground up to tackle the unique challenges of hand tracking for VR. It comes with a huge increase in the general capabilities of our tracking technology and a profound shift in the reliability guarantees of markerless motion tracking systems. Orion software represents a radical shift in how we do hand tracking. Better and faster hand recognition.

Dexmo Exoskeleton Tugs On Your Fingers To Simulate Touch In VR

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Intel Buying Movidius Underscores High Stakes In Search For VR’s Holy Grail

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Hands-on With Leap Motion Hand-Tracking In Qualcomm’s Standalone Headset

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Hand-tracking looks likely to play a big part in that future, and Leap Motion is one of a few companies leading the charge in this department. Leap’s latest, well, leap is to bring its controller-free hand tracking tech to mobile VR headsets. Leap’s demo was its usual one, in which you can put your hands together, pinch, and stretch out to create different sized blocks. Tagged with: hand tracking , leap motion , qualcomm , standalone.

Holovis Uses Giant Robot Arms for Intense VR Motion Simulated Experiences

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Some have begun to offer a degree of interactivity based on where you look , but there’s only so much you can achieve with a fixed track.

Clay Brings Gesture Tracking To Apple’s ARKit With No Extra Hardware

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Clay is looking to do the same with gesture tracking. Developers may already be familiar with Clay, it’s an SDK that allows smartphone apps to track the user’s hand in 3D with just the phone’s camera. Experiences Hand Tracking Hardware

Oculus’ Next VR Hand Controller May Be A Constellation Glove

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Pimax Teases ‘Next Generation’ Accessories for Its 8K VR Headset

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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.

Myo Maker Thalmic Labs Raises $120 Million, Teases “Next Era of Computing”

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Leap Motion Raises $50 Million For Its Finger Tracking Technology

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Leap Motion is one possible solution, with its hand and finger tracking technology offering one route for VR and AR headsets to let people make selections and interact with virtual worlds. While China is the world’s manufacturing center it is also home to a wide range of headsets less well known in the west that might be targets for the company’s hand tracking tech. Finger tracking is an incredibly difficult problem to solve. Hand Tracking Hardware

Project Alloy And Other Intel VR Prototypes Up Close

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Building a Playground of 3D User Interfaces

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As mainstream VR/AR input continues to evolve – from the early days of gaze-only input to controllers and fully articulated hand tracking – so too are the virtual user interfaces with which we interact. When someone first puts on a hand-tracking-enabled VR headset, it often seems they’re rediscovering how to use their own hands. When we bring our hands into a virtual space, we also bring a lifetime’s worth of physical biases with us.

Qualcomm VR HMD gets Snapdragon 835, Leap Motion hand-tracking

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GDC and MWC are just around the corner, and Qualcomm is diving head-first into virtual reality with a new dev-kit and hand-tracking technology. The chipmaker may be best known for its smartphone processors, but that same silicon is just as much at home in head-mounted displays.

Noitom’s Hi5 VR Gloves Track Your Fingers Powered by Vive’s Tracking Puck

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Noitom have unveiled their VR gloves which aim to put your hands and fingers into virtual reality with motion tracking provided courtesy of HTC’s recently launched Vive Tracker accessory.

Vive Trackers Can Turn The Manus VR Gloves Into Position Tracked Controllers

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The Manus VR gloves are gloves which can track the motion of the user’s fingers. The Manus VR gloves are not capable of positional tracking, only hand rotation and finger movement. With these trackers, the position of the gloves could also be tracked.

Oculus Touch Review: The World’s Best VR Controller

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The Rift’s biggest competitor, the HTC Vive, was able to enjoy the better part of a year as the only PC-powered VR system to boast hand-tracked controllers. If you’re going to try experimental 360-degree or room-scale tracking, however, it is a bit more involved. A helpful robot companion hands you a variety of cartridges inside of a tinkerer’s trailer. featured Hand Tracking hardware oculus Reviews controllers Hardware oculus touch review

Hands-on: HTC’s Vivepaper Uses Camera Hand Tracking To Virtualize Magazines

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Vivepaper doesn’t use the Vive’s position-tracked wands. You’ll hold this up to the headset’s front-facing camera to be scanned, and then you’ll press you hand into the center of the booklet to register it as the input device. Yes, Vivepaper really uses a primitive form of hand tracking. Print is dead. It’s a phrase we’ve heard time and time again over the last decade.

ManoMotion Introduces Apple ARKit Hand Gesture Support

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Developers will soon be able to integrate hand gesture control into their projects on the ARKit platform, no extra hardware needed. The 3D recognition technology allows users to interact with virtual and augmented elements using their actual hands.

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Tracking Your Hands Using Flex Sensor Technology with Manus VR

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I had a chance to try out the Manus VR hand-tracked controller on the expo floor of GDC this year and saw that there a couple of really strong use cases for having your hands and fingers tracked in VR.

ManoMotion Provides Hand Gesture Control For ARKit Apps

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The latest, from Sweedish developer ManoMotion , is an additional SDK that allows developers to integrate hand gesture controls into their AR apps quickly. It also provides tracking for both left and right hands, and a set of pre-defined gestures for developers to integrate into their apps.

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Patent Hints At Further Oculus Research Into VR Hand Controllers Beyond Touch

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A patent application filed today by Oculus indicates the Facebook-owned virtual reality team is researching new kinds of hand controllers. The company’s current solution for bringing your hands with you into a VR experience is Oculus Touch. According to this site, Touch is the best VR hand tracking system available for consumer purchase today. Gloves are also being pursued as well to perform finger tracking. Hand Tracking Hardware Haptics oculus

Oculus Will Have 50 Touch Titles on Dec. 6, Revealing Full List Next Week

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Experiences Hand Tracking 50 titles medium oculus touch The Unspoken VR sports challengeIf you’ve purchased an Oculus Rift and Touch, it is time to start getting excited. An Oculus spokesperson confirmed to UploadVR the company plans to have 50 Touch titles available for the debut of Oculus Touch on Dec.

New HTC Vive Releases for the Week of 08/07/16

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ResearchVR Episode 29: Did Somebody Say Hand Interaction? Round-table With Alex Colgan

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Considering Upload’s recent hands-on session with TPCAST and the ResearchVR episode on challenges of wireless VR , we start our discussion with a quick recap on this topic. The most exciting technology this hand tracking company is working on are embedded sensors for mobile VR.

Leap Motion secures $50M to continue its work in VR/AR hand-tracking tech

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the leading creator of motion tracking technology for natural input in virtual and augmented reality, today announced $50 million in Series C funding led by clients advised by J.P. Since its founding in 2010, Leap Motion has become the recognized leader in motion tracking for VR/AR.