Playing Video Games With Your Eyes: Not As Cool As You'd Hope. Yet.

Kinect might be the big name in full-body motion control, but it's Tobii that's got eyes on lock. And while their past (awesome) demos have been interface-centric, now they're taking on games. It's not perfect yet but man do I ever want this to be awesome. Read More >>

Samsung's 2014 Smart TVs Will Be Controlled By Your Pointed Finger

Kinect may have been at it for years, but it's taking most companies a fair old while to really get to grips with gesture control. Now, Samsung is planning to offer more fine-grained, finger-sensitive functionality in its 2014 smart TVs. Read More >>

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How Gesture Control Actually Works

Gesture control sure is cool, even if it's still a little bit of a gimmick. But how the hell does it actually work? Read More >>

You Can Finally Buy Leap Motion in the UK

After launching in the US earlier this month, and having been on the "coming soon" list for what seems like eons, Leap Motion is available in the UK at last. For seventy of your British pounds, you can get one delivered as soon as tomorrow. I hope all those who pre-ordered it have gotten theirs already. [Amazon] Read More >>

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

A similar video showing off the device's Mac potential is in the works as well, but we're already sold. The first stand-alone Leap Motion controllers start shipping this July for £70, and if using them is even half as cool as it looks, we're all in for a treat. [Leap Motion] Read More >>

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You Could Control Google Glass With a Wink

When was the last time you winked? When was the last time you winked and didn't immediately regret it? It's probably been a while, but Google's aiming making winking cool again(?), by hard-coding some ;) functionality right into Glass. Read More >>

Leap Motion Hack Lets You Drive a Boat With a Wave of Your Hand

The Leap Motion hacks just keep coming. The motion-controlled gadget still hasn't hit our shelves, but eager engineers are already hooking their developer kits up to all the electronics they own. Read More >>

Samsung Galaxy S IV Video Leaks Show Off Smart Pause, Gesture Recognition, and More

A series of leaked videos purport to show off some of the Samsung Galaxy S IV's new control methods, including a smart pause system and touch-free control. Read More >>

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Leap Motion + Hologram = The Future of Awesomeness

Whether you like gesture control or not, Leap Motion's fine-grain floating-finger input looks like pure future. And it only gets better when you're controlling a pseudo-hologram with it. And that's exactly what Robbie Tilton did with his Tony Stark-worthy setup. Read More >>

Kinect's New Multitouch Tricks Let You Pinch Thin Air to Zoom

Kinect has already received its fair share of excited attention from developers, but Microsoft is still exploring its limits, too — and has managed to make it respond to mid-air, multitouch gestures. Read More >>

This Sick 3D Gesture Control Hardware Will Only Cost About £75

Leap Motion's amazing-looking gesture control debuted last May, and it's had developers crawling all over it ever since. Now, the company is finally getting ready to sell it to you—and it'll only cost about £75 all-in. Read More >>

Asus Is Putting Sick 3D Gesture Controls in Its PCs This Year

Leap Motion's amazing-looking gesture control debuted last May, and has had developers crawling all over it ever since. Now, Asus has announced that it's teaming up with the company to produce a range of computers using the tech — and they should be here this year. Read More >>

The Next Breakthrough in Computer Control: Plant-Fondling

In this era of Kinect, Wii, and Leap, everyone wants to capitalise on motion control. Disney still likes physical peripherals, like houseplants for example. Read More >>

Is This the Best Gesture Control System Ever?

Gesture control as we know it is rudimentary at best. But a new San Francisco startup called Leap Motion has just announced a new 3D motion control system that its claims is 200 times more accurate than anything else on the market — and it's set to be pretty cheap too. Read More >>


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