Air Typing with Leap Motion + Dextype


“Dear G, I recently got the eagerly awaited LEAP MOTION in the mail, so I thought I would write you a touching and emotional first letter describing the magical moment in which I unboxed the Leap Motion – all whilst using the Leap Motion and some of the new typing applications that are available for the Leap and its apparently amazing gesture technology that we’ve heard so much about for so long now!”

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“Hmm. It’s okay, I suppose I just have to practice for a little while…”



“Nope, not happening. I mean I don’t even… What is happening here? Also, my arms are kinda tired…”

To be fair I didn’t want to spend that much time learning how to type all over again and this is the end of one pomodoro worth of faffing about with it. I’m sure I’ll find a more logical and less tiring use for the LEAP in time to come. Yes it works out of the box, but after that, I think we all need to sit down and be practical about what we can and should be building for it. And, AIR TYPING? Hmmmmm….. Maybe not my kind of thing.

See also:
Leap Motion

0 responses to “Air Typing with Leap Motion + Dextype”

  1. Hi Debbie, this is unrelated to the post but you will probably like it:

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