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HP Envy 17 notebook will be the first laptop with Leap Motion technology


HP Envy 17 Special Edition notebook will be the first laptop to introduce the Leap Motion technology on it along with the fan-less Haswell PC.

Original Leap Motion sensor modules for PCs and Laptops
Original Leap Motion sensor modules for PCs and Laptops

Leap Motion device has already shipped with the $80 price tag, which can be used on latest devices, but in HP’s notebook, the Leap Motion will be embedded. And this sensor will be 70% thinner than the original Leap’s Motion sensor. The company has also showed interest on embedding this technology into it’s future PCs, Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones.

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This laptop will be the same old Envy 17 notebooks with an aluminium chassis, backlit keyboard and with the Beats branding, but it would be having one extra feature and it will be embedded below the keyboard to sense the motion using hand gestures to control the games and supported apps.

Moreover, the Airspace store by Leap has already filled with hundreds of apps, which supports the Leap motion sensors, HP’s this step will be the best bet to get some attention from the consumer end as well as the reviewers end. What is your view on this?


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