Posted by Jason Ocker

Begun, the Motion Interface War Has

Cnet reports on Leap, a new motion interface control the size of a chalkboard eraser whose creators, Leap Motion, claim is 200 times more accurate than any other system out there, yet will sell for only $70. According to the article (found via Gizmodo),

The goal is to fundamentally transform how people interact with computers and to do so in the same way that the mouse did, which means that the transformation affects everyone, both from the most basic use case all the way up to the most advanced use cases you can imagine for computing technology.

If true, this could really kick off a technology push in motion control, as companies rush to compete and avoid being strangled by their own mouses. If not, then, well, Leap just made a cool video.