Hewlett Packard presents thr world's first gesture-control laptop HP Envy 17 that has Leap Motion Controller facility. Pre-orders of HP Envy 17 Leap Motion Special Edition notebook is expected to begin on Oct. 16 in US at starting price of $1,049.99. While touch screens were supposed to be the next big thing, they are now so passé. Instead, HP has added another dimension to the equation: operating the device without touching it!
The Leap Motion Controller technology beats the rest hands down. HP has come up with a 3D system of motioning to the computer in thin air using your hands. The Leap Motion sensor is very small and yet it carries out big functions. It just may be the very thing HP has been on the lookout for in order to increase its profits manifold.
The Envy 17 Leap Motion device has an auxiliary touch screen, a 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor not to mention Nvidia graphic facilities that make you say the word “awesome”. The touc screen is 17.3-inch vivid having diagonal optional full HD display. The latest Intel processors and NVIDIA graphics provide a faster and more responsive experience to watch sharp and clear movies and videos. The placement of the hands in the Leap Motion Controller’s space is a little out of reach but nevertheless it is an absolutely wonderful gadget.
Basically, this kind of technological innovation allows a totally different type of interactivity to occur between man and machine. It resembles bionics, the melding of biology and electronics, in its functional philosophy. This 3D technology will be arriving on many devices soon. The potential is infinite and the possibilities are virtually limitless.
The HP Envy 17 along with Leap Motion Controller will soon be selling in stores for about $1050 per unit. HP is all set to advance and expand into the tough competitive environment out there. The Leap Motion’s Airspace Home software and a number of related applications will be introduced too. HP is planning on selling many notebooks, laptops and convertibles featuring the terrific technology.