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derek.s
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Leap Motion1

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06-15-2012 05:15 AM

Just curious if anyone has seen this device coming soon? It could replace 3d mice, mice, keyboards, and touchscreens. Check it out. I am not a programmer myself so I was hoping someone from Autodesk or one of you programmers to sign up for SDK so we can get this device to work with Inventor! Another amazing thing is you can pre-order it for only $70. This is a dream come true.

 

Here is the link.

hwww.leapmotion.com

 

Regards,

Derek

 

PS I am not involved with them or any advertising. I just found this on my frequent site, Singularityhub.com. Just wanted to share my info to everyone in this community!

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RayFeiler
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Re: Leap Motion1

06-15-2012 05:25 AM in reply to: derek.s

Wow! It's like xbox kinect for the computer. I like it better than the smart board.

http://www.leapmotion.com/

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robmatthews
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Re: Leap Motion1

01-21-2013 07:44 PM in reply to: RayFeiler

Has anyone within AKSK even gone so far as to (sorry) have a look at this, with the intention of integrating drivers?

 

I am eagerly awaiting delivery of my pre-ordered unit, and am very keen to see what can be done here.

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stephengibson76
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Re: Leap Motion1

01-22-2013 03:24 AM in reply to: robmatthews

pre-ordered mine as well but latest is they are having component supply problems so no firm date for shipping yet...  I tried to blag an early one as a developer but never heard back from them...

 

 

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derek.s
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Re: Leap Motion1

01-22-2013 05:43 AM in reply to: derek.s

Check out few of the videos using Autodesk. It is a good start!

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp9G6hx9Fts

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4864wl1GrMo

 

Looking forward to using this with Inventor... More likely no more 3d mouse and standard mouse...

 

Cool!

 

Derek

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robmatthews
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Re: Leap Motion1

07-22-2013 03:24 PM in reply to: derek.s

Righto.  I got mine yesterday (delivered on Monday 22, in Australia).

 

Is there any hope for a public release of drivers for Inventor??

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derek.s
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Re: Leap Motion1

07-23-2013 08:32 AM in reply to: robmatthews

Got mine as well. Hoping someone got something going for the driver on LM.

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mrattray
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Re: Leap Motion1

07-23-2013 10:38 AM in reply to: derek.s
That looks pretty tiring to me. Just a few seconds in and you could see his arm starting to droop. How does it work for you in other applications?
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graemev
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Registered: ‎11-03-2011
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Re: Leap Motion1

07-23-2013 12:28 PM in reply to: mrattray

"That looks pretty tiring to me."

 

Imagine conducting a symphony orchestra for 8 hours a day.  Thanks, I'll pass.  As an occasional tool?  Sure.

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