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Leap, a new way to interact with computers

(1:12) More accurate than a mouse, as reliable as a keyboard and more sensitive than a touchscreen. Technically impressive, but will your arm drop off after about two minutes?

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Guest: (1973 days ago)
I'd prefer just use my mouse rather than all that hand waving...
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I'd prefer just use my mouse rather than all that hand waving...
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glortman glortman (1972 days ago)
BoreMe editor, seriously? Will your arm drop off? More than 1/2 million years of swinging stones and sticks, carrying wood, fighting animals, other humans, harvesting crops, building the monuments of civilization out of stones that are bigger than a car, lifting our children and embracing lovers and friends, and you are are afraid of waving your arms in the air? Every action in the video is something we do daily, often with objects in our hands: pointing, reaching and grasping. These are the building blocks of our bimanual movement repertoire which has been shrinking in the face of technological "advances". This interface offers a rich way of connecting with a virtual environment that is more human than every computer tool I have seen to date. If moving your arms is so daunting, maybe you could work your way up to it. Start by clicking the "shutdown" button on your computer and making yourself a cup of tea.
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BoreMe editor, seriously? Will your arm drop off? More than 1/2 million years of swinging stones and sticks, carrying wood, fighting animals, other humans, harvesting crops, building the monuments of civilization out of stones that are bigger than a car, lifting our children and embracing lovers and friends, and you are are afraid of waving your arms in the air? Every action in the video is something we do daily, often with objects in our hands: pointing, reaching and grasping. These are the building blocks of our bimanual movement repertoire which has been shrinking in the face of technological "advances". This interface offers a rich way of connecting with a virtual environment that is more human than every computer tool I have seen to date. If moving your arms is so daunting, maybe you could work your way up to it. Start by clicking the "shutdown" button on your computer and making yourself a cup of tea.
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Guest: LondonBoy (1972 days ago)
Latest comment: If resting your arm and wrist and using fingers only - can give you carpal tunnel syndrome - then lifting the whole arm (or anything larger than a finger) will give you "Arm'll-fall-off£ syndrome! Then there is the American aspect! Have you seen the size of some of the FAT American arms? They probably weight more than you and I put together!
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Latest comment: If resting your arm and wrist and using fingers only - can give you carpal tunnel syndrome - then lifting the whole arm (or anything larger than a finger) will give you "Arm'll-fall-off£ syndrome! Then there is the American aspect! Have you seen the size of some of the FAT American arms? They probably weight more than you and I put together!
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