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.

We Tried Leap Motion’s New Hand Tracking Module On Gear VR


Leap Motion is a young technology company that is perhaps best known at this point for what it sells at your local Best Buy. However, an $80 peripheral is not what the Leap team has in mind for the future. The presence of a Gear VR in the demo room is significant for Leap Motion.

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


When it comes to mobile, in many cases you’re either stuck with a Bluetooth gamepad on Samsung or a controller like the Daydream controller which simply put isn’t good enough. The real improvements are increased performance, power savings and support for Leap Motion.

Leap Motion wants to rid mobile VR of controllers


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Baofeng Showcases Mobile VR Headset With Positional and Finger Tracking


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,

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5 Potential Gear VR ‘Killer Apps’ Demonstrated During Samsung Contest


The Gear VR Killer App contest hosted by Samsung at the Upload Collective earlier this month brought in a hundred-plus technophiles eager for a chance to check out the finalists — and to find out which (if any) deserved “killer app” status. “[It]

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


Unlike the Lucasfilm AR headset, which uses a smartphone to power it (like the Google Daydream or the Samsung Gear VR does), the company says this concept is a standalone, self-powered headset. News Comic-Con Leap Motion Lenovo Ready Player One The VR Fund

Samsung Gear VR tips and tricks: Get started with your mobile headset


The Samsung Gear VR is actually very straightforward to get to grips with even for VR beginners. Teens are A-OK, kids maybe not Samsung and Oculus' official guidance for the Gear VR and kids is this: "Not for use by children under 13.

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My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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Magic Leap. Me, wearing a Magic Leap One. The most important news has been for sure the launch of the Magic Leap One. Rear view of the Magic Leap One. Leap Motion. You may ask why I’m adding Leap Motion here. Magic Leap.

A Hands on Look at the State of Input in VR


Many mobile headsets, like the Google Daydream View and Samsung Gear VR, become fully functional as soon as you slide your compatible smartphone into them. Samsung Gear Controller. Fully immersive VR experiences bring us to tracked motion controllers. Virtual Motion Labs.

‘HOLO CUBE’ Lets You Hold And Play With AR In The Palm Of Your Hand


When I first tried out the Samsung Gear VR, I immediately reached out with my hands.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.07.15): Apple kills its AR glasses, Oculus full-steam ahead on 2nd gen VR and much more!

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All the other major companies (Samsung, Huawei, etc…) are working on AR and Apple for sure can’t stop experimenting with if it doesn’t want to miss the next communication platform as Microsoft did with Windows Phone. I wish you’re having a wonderful Sunday.

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HTC Aims to Create a ‘Mobile OpenVR’ in China with Vive Wave VR Platform

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These accessories could include Leap Motion, VR input gloves, 6DoF controllers and even eye-tracking solutions if manufacturers are so willing, Engadget reports. On stage at Vive Developer Conference in Beijing, HTC today unveiled their upcoming standalone VR headset, Vive Focus.

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VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards


Samsung – Gear VR. Leap MotionLeap Motion. An evening dedicated to celebrating the past years VR accomplishments.

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VR Dev nDreams Estimates There Are 4.5 Million High End Headsets


“I strongly believe that nearly every VR headset being used in 2025 will have both 6dof inside-out tracking and either 6dof controllers or Leap Motion style hand tracking,” O’Luanaigh explained. Device manufacturers have been publicly quiet about sales figures, though Samsung and Sony shared some milestones.

All you need to know on Oculus Connect 6: the most important news in one single article!

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Then there are the problems that are inherent to all hands-tracking solutions like Leap Motion : no haptic feedback, virtual hands that trespass objects they are interacting with, and such.

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Vive Focus enter version 2.0 at VEC 2018

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This is a great feature, even if I think that to be really great it has to be properly tuned with the companion app: while doing demos with my Gear VR, that automatically shows the notifications of my Samsung phone, I was really afraid of what my friend could send me.

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How VR Can Get To A Hundred Million Headsets By 2024


Simple pointer-based hand controls from Google and Samsung. Valve built a similar solution in Steam so developers could support multiple headsets, like Rift, Vive, and Samsung Odyssey.

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Insights into the Public Perception of VR from Viral Video Reactions

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She shot a video of of her co-worker in VR trying out the latest Leap Motion Orion update, and tweeted it out saying “This is the future.”

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The High-end VR Room of the Future Looks Like This


Imagine the same touch and motion-based actions we’re used to on mobile phones, only happening in the air with our hands while we’re in VR. Today’s VR systems are both fantastic and restrictive: they blow you away, but it’s clear how far they have to go.

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Best VR Headsets in 2018


Dominic Brennan from Road to VR estimates that Santa Cruz is using the same 1,440 × 1,600 displays that are also found in the Samsung Odyssey and Vive Pro headsets. Samsung Gear VR ($129.99).

A Social VR Experiment


As we met more new friends, we realized that something important differentiated our avatars: some people had hands with free-range motion, and others did not. AltspaceVR currently works with three types of headsets: the Oculus Rift , the HTC Vive and the Samsung Gear VR. Hi Everyone!