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Mastering Leap Motion by Brandon Sanders

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Looking forward – the Skeletal Tracking API

Recently, the Leap Motion development team has released a new version of the Leap SDK (v2.0), which contains an all new API for skeletal tracking (as in, you know, tracking the bones in your hand).

This new API brings not only a slew of new possibilities, but also an increase in the precision of current tracking and vision recognition functions. As the new API was still in the beta phase during this book with no stable release in sight (beta software in a book isn't fun for anyone!), we will not be making heavy usage of it in the projects that we work on.

With that said, as it is unlikely that the skeletal tracking API will change too much in the coming months and the ideas it brings to the table are relatively ...

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