Friday, April 19, 2013

HP leaps into Gesture based Computing

Friday, April 19, 2013
After Touch sensationalized the Computing world, touch-free, gesture-based computing is the new buzz. In line with the likes of the 2002 movie Minority Report and MIT student Pranav Mistry's high profile Project - Sixth Sense, Hewlitt-Packard in collaboration with Leap Motion, a motion control hardware and software development company is all set to integrate Leap Motion Controller in HP products.

                   The original 3-by-1 inch device released by Leap Motion, priced at $79.99 would be available by mid-May.It boasts of  an  ability to track individual hands and all 10 fingers at upto 290 frames per second with a 1/100mm accuracy,150 degree field view and no visible latency.
                   Leap-Motion enabled HP devices will come pre-loaded with Airspace- Leap's Apps store with a variety of Apps across various genres - Gaming, Music, Education, Productivity and more to enable gesture based user experience.However, HP has yet not announced any specific date for launch of any particular product bundled with the 3D-motion controllers.

HP believes the Next-Gen technology will fascinate people to create more creative and interacting digital content.
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