Friday Video: Watch out Tom Cruise, Minority Report gesture recognition is near. Very near. And Cheap ($70)

A startup company named LeapMotion is now taking reservations for its motion-control gadget, Leap, which appears to replicate the gesture recognition used by Tom Cruise in the movie “Minority Report” using a USB peripheral device about the size (OK, well twice as thick), shape, and appearance of an Apple iPhone. What’s it cost? $70! Ouch, Kinect.

Here’s the 1-minute video to clinch the sale and send you scrambling to pre-order the gadget:

(Note the pcb-design application that flashes by almost too fast to see.)


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