Unveiling the technology behind Leapmotionboulabiar writes "The leapmotion gadget has beaten the kinect accuracy and speed by 200x making it the most advanced device in gestural recognition among a big list of devices.
Once showed to public, many of the core NUI developers had doubts it was only fake. Being very interested in knowing the technology used, Mohamed Ikbel Boulabiar, a PhD student in Human-Computer Interaction in Telecom Bretagne, France, have written a blogpost guessing the technology based on many small details from videos and research papers. And proposing an hypothesis that it's the depth from defocus method being used in research since 1982 and started by Alex Pentland from MIT."
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