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// Unity

In rebuilding our Unity developer toolset from the ground up, we started by rearchitecting the interfaces that receive data from the Leap Motion device. Moving up the tech stack, we then refactored most of the mid-level Unity scripts that pair the Leap hand data with 3D models and manages those representations. Most recently, we’ve moved […]

With this week’s Unity Core Asset release, we’ve made a few changes to our Pinch Utilities – including some new features that extend its capabilities! These new utilities have been folded into the main Core Assets package, retiring the former Pinch Utility module. So what are these new features? We call them Detectors, and they […]

With our latest Unity Core Assets release, we’re excited to unveil full support for the Unity 5.4 beta, which features native support for the HTC Vive. This is the fourth release since the previous installment in this series, when we shared some background on the ground-up re-architecting of our hand data pipeline. Today we’re going […]

Last year, we featured 6 kickass Unity assets with the power to bring your project to the next level. Since we’re giving away five $100 Unity/Unreal asset credits as part of our 2016 developer survey, we thought we’d share some more cool stuff you can buy with cold hard virtual cash. From a community-created Leap […]

Last month, we released our Pinch Utilities Module, making it easier to create experiences based on how we naturally use our hands in the real world. Here are six community projects that are using this fundamental interactive building block for 3D creativity, menu design, and godlike solar system powers.

Today we’re happy to announce an update to our VR Developer Mount designed to be compatible with the latest generation of VR headsets! The new kit features updated adhesives and a much longer 15-foot USB extension cable, allowing for room-scale flexibility. You can order it now from our web store. Along with last week’s Unreal […]

With the recent release of the Oculus Rift CV1 and 1.3 SDK, this is an exciting time for virtual reality. Here’s what you need to know to start playing and building with the consumer edition. How can I build in Unity with the 1.3 SDK? Upgrading to a new SDK can be time-consuming and complicated. But […]

One mass extinction event wasn’t enough! Earth’s remaining dinosaur population is making a comeback. In Vox Rocks Dino Destroyer, you can blast through four levels of block-filled action with the power of magnetics, color coordination, and broken dino teeth. Created by Mark Mayer, Dino Destroyer is the 4th place winner of the 3D Jam VR Track. But before the […]

You can do a lot of things with Blocks: smack them around, turn off gravity, select different modes and shapes. But at its heart, our flagship demo for Orion contains two fundamental interactions – creating blocks and grabbing blocks. These are built on pinching and grabbing, which are based on how we naturally use our […]

Leap Motion’s new Orion software represents a radical shift in our controller’s ability to see your hands. In tandem, we’ve also been giving our Unity toolset an overhaul from the ground up. The Core Asset Orion documentation has details on using the tools and the underlying API, but to help you get acquainted, here’s some […]