This New Virtual Reality Technology Lets You Chuck Virtual Objects With Your Bare Hands

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It's possible to juggle virtual objects with your bare hands using new virtual reality technology

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No controller. 

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Just human hands.

Computer hardware company Leap Motion's new hardware/software VR technology, dubbed Orion, tracks hand movement so acutely "that people can forget there is any separation between them and technology," Leap Motion co-founder Michael Buckwald told VentureBeat

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"It is the first version that is specific for virtual reality, and we think we can really transform VR in a fundamental way by letting people, as soon as they put on a headset, see their hands in front of them," Buckwald said. A beta version of the software is available for those with Leap Motion Controllers here

But more intricate versions should be available from Leap Motion in the near future.

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Orion should be on the market for VR headsets in 2016.

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