Leap Gesture Controller Garners Huge Developer Community

Posted: Jul 31 2012, 7:12am CDT | by , Updated: Jul 31 2012, 7:31am CDT, in Technology News


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Leap Gesture Controller garners Huge Developer Community

Leap informed today that the company received more than 26,000 developer applications.

Leap unveiled their very cool $69.99 motion controller two month ago. The feedback from the developers has been enormous. Over 26,000 want to develop for the Leap controller.

Developers would like to develop apps for the Leap controller in the following segments:

  • Games – 14%
  • Music and video – 12%
  • Art and design – 11%
  • Science and medicine – 8%
  • Robotics – 6%
  • Web and social media – 6%
  • Education – 4%

Other popular apps for the Leap include computer-aided software design, translating sign language, using the Leap to drive a car or plane, supporting physical rehabilitation and physical disabilities and special needs, manipulating photos and videos, and creating new types of art.

More details on the Leap blog. The Leap controller is available for pre-order here. Estimated release is February 2013.

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