GR - "A new technology called Leap is 100 times more accurate than the Microsoft Kinect."
Next gen won't run on motion controls.
maybe not solely but I bet the option will be there either at launch or down the line.
It won't be required, but all three will have the option of using motion controls.
You never know, each gen improves in technology so next gen, it could be very possible.
No. The motion control ship has sailed. Next gen is all about crazy tablets. Everyone is making one and all four consoles will have one.
I have zero interest in a tablet controller. Give me a DualShock 4 that makes sandwiches.
.............................. . Ps4 gamer in front of LEAP MOTION 3D controller add gun and "chest plate rumble" throw in virtual reality glasses HD 3D GRAPIHIC im in. Ps4 might have capability to draw gramers in BATTLEFIELD MW in a 3D HD virtual reality world surrounding SWEEEEEET!!!!!
Possible as it is equally possible other companies could buy up the tech as well.
Yeah, there's absolutely nothing to suggest that Sony would fund or invest in this.
Other than the convenience of getting lots of traffic on an underwhelming website....
Well if Sony is trying to compete with Kinect then maybe. I would also assume that if they did do this, then they would drop PS Move because their wouldn't really be any point for it if this is on PS4.
I'm sure it's great tech but i'd much rather VR
Its cool, but this would be much better for a tablet than a game console.
Would be a stupid decision on Sony's part. Just look at Playstation Move. That is more accurate than Kinect...look which sold more?
Xbox fan much?
No, he's right.
The last time I checked this technology is 200 times more accurate.
I could see Apple buying them before Sony.
there still look to be smoke and mirrors in this LEAP product. the entire thing works from a USB dongle that you place on your desk under your hands. so far so good. it can track your movement. again, so far so good. but now the problem - how can this thing that is UNDER your hands possible see what is ABOVE your hands? in their video, when it is showing 3d hand models on the screen replicating the users hands, how can it possibly be doing that since it has no way of "seeing" the top of the users hands?
Or it was a 3D hand that was being manipulated by the LEAP input.
well with the information from the bottom of your hands you could replicate the top without needing the information surely?
Not if MS buys them first. I real like what i see if ms does buy them i hope i see this on the second version of kinect but with more range.
Interesting but probably unrelated fact? MS recently opened a studio called Microsoft Game Studios LEAP
This is just silly. Unless they are dirt cheap sony needs to concentrate on sony. Has this person not seen that sony is going through a massive restructuring? Closing studios, laying off 10000 people? Sonys networth is 14 billion down from 200 billion. This company could probably buy Sony out.
Sony may have a market capital of $19B but they do in fact also have $10B locked away somewhere in cash reserves purely for acquisitions. But regardless, this article is speculative and silly
"ALL" of Sony, sir. Not the gaming department.
You're funny. Sony's gaming division- Playstation, in case you've forgotten- is doing just fine. The rest of the company needs work, and that will be happening soon enough. The job cuts were primarily from outside of the Playstation division; the studio closings were because of poor performance, not funding problems. Keep on spinning, though. I highly doubt some upstart company has 14 billion dollars. You're right about one thing, though: this(your comment) is just silly.
I personally love motion controls, but it depends on the game. Razr seems to be the only company that knows how to do it right. Over 250 games support the Razr Hydra motion controller on PC. I love Move and some of my favorite games support it. It is a great alternative. It's just odd that Sony hasn't worked with every developer out there to ensure support for most games that release. I would be glad to see Move with a better camera on the PlayStation 4. It's just a matter of implementation. Very few games get motion controls right, but when they do, it's phenomenal! Wario Ware: Smooth Moves and Start The Party are probably my favorite games that did motion control correctly.
YES, ofcourse they can, and they WILL, I know it. I've even seen there patents for a 3D Motion sensor camera and this might just be it.
"Instead of requiring a hall's worth of space to function properly, Leap creates a personal workspace of four cubic feet, which is roughly the amount of space you have as you sit in front of your desktop PC or Mac." Is this some kind of a joke? Does anyone think Sony is planning to launch the PS4 alongside small desktop monitors!? How can someone sitting in a living room use this confine space for playing? This isn't more "accurate" than kinect, it's just focusing on a much smaller scale - it's like a camera with a narrower viewing angle. And not only that, at least from the article we don't know if it can track objects in 3D or just 2D.
True but the potential is there.
Why would Sony buy this company? Nothing I saw there translates to a couch / console experience. If anyone was gonna buy this company it would be Apple but I am not even sure they would given how tablet / laptop focused they are.
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