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Browse The Web ‘Minority Report’ Style With Leap Touch for Chrome

Ever fancied browsing the web Minority Report style and/or while eating a sandwich?

Well, now it’s possible.

Google Chrome extension Leap Touch enables owners of the Leap Motion controller to navigate their way around the web with nothing more than a spare hand waved in the air.

The add-on was developed by two Australian developers in less than a week.

“We’ve tried to keep the gestures as simple as possible, without a complex interface for people to understand. This is aimed at occasional use, not constant use, which we think is better for this device,” they explain on the Leap Touch website.

Support for additional browsers could appear further down the line, but for now it’s a Chrome-exclusive.

Leap Touch requires Google Chrome and a Leap Motion device to work. 

Leap Touch Website

Leap Touch Extension on Chrome Web Store

  • MaitreyaVyas

    This is awesome! ;)

  • Emanuele

    does it work on Chrome OS?

    • http://omgubuntu.co.uk/ Joey-Elijah Sneddon

      At present, no. Officially only Mac and Windows, though Linux support is also available in varying degrees of success.

  • justin

    any idea if it is even possible to get working with a chromebook/chrome OS?

    • Katie

      According to the Leap Motion developers, they’re working on an ARM software support for the Android platform that Chromebooks currently utilize. The only tablet/netbook that is Leap Motion capable at this time is the MS Surface Pro tablet running Windows 8+