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Leap Motion hack uses the Oculus Rift to Make a Great AR Experience

Leap motion gesture tracking system was surrounded by big expectations when first unveiled 10 years ago, but now, the gesture controller is not finding the deserved success in this rough competition with VR and AR. But recently, developers have found a way to make it even more interesting by integrating it with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. The results are bringing a very interesting augmented reality experience using the Oculus Development Kit 2.

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According to the video demonstration above, the user can interact with a floating menu that contain access to phone calls, calendar, messages and videos, beside of the demonstration, this experiment is promissing new ways of interacting with the world, we just have to wait a littme more to see it alive. Raffi Bedikian, a Leap Motion software engineer told Wired:

Can you imagine how awesome it would be if at the push of a button you could fly your virtual workspace on top of a mountain or in the middle of a lush forest?” I also find this very interesting. So, Tell us what do you think on the comment section below!