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Asus to make motion-controlled computers a reality this year

Time to start thinking about flinging that old mouse into the tech graveyard…

Leap Motion’s 3D motion control technology – which uses cameras and sensors to let you interact with your PC Minority Report-style – got us all excited last year. We can’t wait to waggle our fingers at our computers – and Asus is obliging us, with plans to release laptops and PCs with the Leap Motion tech built-in.

Leap Motion claims that its magical gesture-based kit is 200 times more accurate than anything else currently available – and, coupled with its 12,000 developer-strong support and Asus’ quality hardware, that should make your Kinect look very inadequate once Asus’ product releases later this year.

We can’t wait to ditch our mice and start swishing and flicking our way through apps and games, but we’ll have to make do with this video recap of what Leap Motion can do for the time being.

[Engadget via Gizmodo]

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Dan is Editor-in-chief of Stuff, working across the magazine and the Stuff.tv website.  Our Editor-in-Chief is a regular at tech shows such as CES in Las Vegas, IFA in Berlin and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as at other launches and events. He has been a CES Innovation Awards judge. Dan is completely platform agnostic and very at home using and writing about Windows, macOS, Android and iOS/iPadOS plus lots and lots of gadgets including audio and smart home gear, laptops and smartphones. He's also been interviewed and quoted in a wide variety of places including The Sun, BBC World Service, BBC News Online, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio 4, Sky News Radio and BBC Local Radio.

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