Yes, we know that Leap Motion has signed an exclusive deal with Best Buy so that you can pick up the Leap Motion online as well as in brick-and-mortar stores sometime later this spring, but just what exactly does the Leap Motion do or work? For starters, the Leap Motion is a 3” x 1” device that was specially developed for folks to use their hand to control the computer instead of the traditional mouse or trackpad on notebooks.
Basically, it contains the relevant sensors and technology to be able to track the movement of all ten of your fingers – simultaneously, without missing a beat. Debuting at the recently concluded CES 2013 in Las Vegas, you are already able to place a pre-order for the Leap Motion where it will cost approximately $70 a pop, but that would be prior to taxes and shipping costs. We do wonder just how steep of a learning curve the Leap Motion will come with, and will it end up as a niche device, or will it explode across the board in popularity? Only time will tell.
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