Leap Motion, News
Leap Motion, the motion-control software and hardware company changing the future of human/computer interaction, today announced the Leap Motion Controller will begin shipping to consumers on May 13; shipping will be prioritized by pre-order date. It will launch exclusively in the U.S. at Best Buy stores on May 19.
LeapMotion.com continues accepting U.S. and international pre-orders, at the launch price of $79.99 plus shipping, tax and duties where applicable. Today BestBuy.com will also begin taking pre-orders in the U.S.
"We're honored and humbled that hundreds of thousands of people have joined Leap Motion's global community of developers, pre-order consumers and business partners," said Leap Motion co-founder and CEO Michael Buckwald. "We know people have been eagerly waiting, and today I'm happy to announce we're bringing the Leap Motion Controller to the world less than a year after we introduced our technology. We're taking the time needed to provide an incredible user experience and robust ecosystem of applications for consumers to explore the new power and magic Leap Motion brings to computing."
The Leap Motion Controller will support operating system interactions with Windows 7 and 8, and Mac OS X 10.7 and 10.8. The Leap Motion Controller will also come with access to Airspace, an exclusive Leap Motion application store where users can discover optimized software across a wide variety of categories including gaming, music, education, art, productivity and more.