After leaving an executive start and publishing reports of a failed sale to Apple, Leap Motion is once again devoting its business to expanding the framework for development and interaction with augmented reality.
This week released two experimental features
On Tuesday, Leap Motion unveiled LeapUVC, an extension of its Image API that allows developers to access the camera data of the Leap Motion Controller. This is similar to Research Mode for HoloLens.
Universal Video Class (UVC) is the industry standard camera interface. Therefore, LeapUVC gives developers more control over features like LED brightness, gamma, exposure, gain, resolution, and more.
Regarding AR, LeapUVC Apps can allow tracking of objects with ArUco markers as they move "We hope that this experimental version opens up completely new application areas for Leap Motion Controller in Education, Robotics, Art, Academic Research, and more, "said the Leap Motion Team in