A snap-on faceplate will add 3D hand-tracking capabilities to the open-source VR headset’s design, but you’ll have to pay extra.
By Scott Stein
We might be entering the Age of Inputs when it comes to VR.
Hand-sensing input technology company Leap Motion is now an official launch partner with OSVR, the open-source VR headset consortium backed by Razer, Sensics, and many others. Leap Motion has been working on integrating its hand-tracking motion-sensing tech with virtual reality technology over the last year, and even demonstrated the capability with OSVR back at CES in Las Vegas this past January. With OSVR, Leap Motion will be an attachable faceplate, offered as a separately purchased accessory or in a bundle with the Hacker Dev Kit VR headset this June.
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