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Movement-Sensing Mouse Substitutes

Leap Motion Control Lets You Navigate Naturally with Your Hands

— April 14, 2013 — Tech
In an era where technology has enabled the development of innovative systems such as Kinect, the impressive functionality of the Leap Motion Control can certainly exist. Imagine replacing the mouse or the touchpad of your laptop and executing commands with intuitive movements of your hands.

Kyle Hay's hi-tech design is contained within a compact and inconspicuous box, providing little indication of its revolutionary capabilities. Once you connect it to your computer with a USB cable, however, you'll discover just how cutting-edge it is. Point and swipe in mid-air and you'll be able to manipulate the icons, the programs and the media on your desktop. The Leap Motion Control even allows you to pinch and drag as if you're actually in contact with the virtual world before you.
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