Leap Motion hack using Oculus Rift offers augmented reality computing interface



Although the Leap Motion gesture controller has been on the market for several years, it still hasn’t caught on with mainstream computer users. However, in recent months, a few developers came up with a clever hack to use the device along with a virtual reality headset in a way that could, eventually, become a mainstream tool

The Leap Motion hack uses a VR device, the Oculus Rift, to deliver a wholly unique experience: augmented reality computing

Created as a project for a Leap Motion hackathon, the set-up shows the user interacting with a floating menu of square computer interfaces. Later, the user accesses a calendar app via a floating menu of circular buttons that appears to include options for phone calls, email, chat and video Read more…

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