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"This has to be related to the Theremin. A musical instrument which generates tones according to hand positions in a field."
( Peter Jacobs 11/14/2012 10:53:12 PM)
"Peter beat me to it! My thoughts exactly. I bet there will be some desktop theremins in the near future now."
( Zac Hunter 11/16/2012 8:59:23 AM)
"Zac, I love the idea of a desktop theremin. Forget all those executive toys - soon, office chatter will cease to listen to the unworldly tones of the theremin! Peter, let's hope that the theremin is no longer covered by any patents - otherwise this new gesture technology is in trouble."
( Bill Christensen 11/19/2012 4:18:23 PM)
"https :// leapmotion.com /"
( Jeff Schwenneker 12/4/2012 6:36:13 AM)
"the comercial version https://leapmotion.com/"
( jeff schwenneker 12/4/2012 6:37:33 AM)
"That's pretty amazing; let me embed the video for everyone.
( Bill Christensen 12/4/2012 4:51:22 PM)
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