motion control

You Can Finally Get A Standalone Leap Motion-Powered Keyboard

The Leap Motion Controller is cool — and it’s about to get cooler — but the neat little dongle is a toy, not a must-have. Now, HP is going to start selling keyboards with Leap built right in, and it’s probably the best way to get in on the fun.


The Leap Motion Controller Is About To Get A Whole Lot Better

The Leap Motion controller has always looked awesome, but its performance didn’t quite live up to the promise. A software update is about to fix that, making every Leap Motion controller out there better in an instant.


Here's The First Laptop With Leap Motion Built Right In

Ever since the initial teasers for the Leap Motion controller, there have been plenty of manufacturers getting ready to build it right into their laptops. Well, that day has finally arrived. It’s just too bad the first is kinda big.


Leap Motion Australian Hands-On: The Force Is Strong With This One

If motion control has a future, Leap Motion will have something to do with it. Our mates a Business Insider Australia had one given to them, and we took the liberty of nicking it to have a play. Prepare to feel the power of the Force.


9 Unexpectedly Cool Leap Motion Apps Show Natural Interfaces In Action

It’s been two weeks since Leap Motion appeared in the wild, and while it’s far from being a perfect piece of hardware, the possibilities are pretty damn interesting. So far, most of the attention-getting apps have dealt with making music. But there are plenty of other cool developments happening with the device, too.


Leap Motion Teardown: Magic Made Simply

The motion-controlled, hover-hands future isn’t quite here yet, but we’ve used a Leap Motion, and we can tell you first hand that it’s damn awesome. But what’s inside that little box of magic? A developer at SparkFun electronics dove inside to find out. The guts are surprisingly modest.


Leap Motion Controller Hands-On: The Future Is Magic

Greasy fingers are the bane of touchscreens, obscuring the display behind snail trails of oil and streaks of grime. Forget that mess. Leap Motion has promised hands-free PC navigation for months now. After some hands-on time, we can confirm that the future is here, and it’s amazing.


Xbox One's Kinect Sensor Is Officially Coming To Windows Next Year

We knew that the Kinect would be coming to Windows eventually, but it looks like Xbox One’s groundbreaking new Kinect sensor won’t be stuck tethered to a console for long. Microsoft has just announced that the new and improved motion-tracking system will definitely be hitting Windows sometime next year — but exactly when remains hazy.


Microsoft's New Kinect: Much More Than Mere Motion Control

I hope you like motion control, because it ain’t going anywhere. Microsoft just announced its new Kinect, and although it’s not literally wired into the Xbox One, it will be coming with every Xbox One sold. But this time Kinect is less about about gaming and more about media than ever.


Watch Leap Motion Turn A Windows 8 Rig Into A Futuristic Dream Machine

We’ve already seen what the Leap Motion can do in apps that support it, but it stands to make your everyday OS-level boredom into a futuristic gesture-controlled wonderland too. This new video shows exactly what kind of applications you can look forward to on your Windows 8 machine, at it seems at least as cool as touch.


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