Gabriele Meldaikyte believes that in ten years or so finger gestures like tap / scroll / flick / swipe and pinch will completely change. Her aim is to perpetuate them so they become accessible for future generations - as 3D objects which mimic every multi-touch gesture.
Leap represents an entirely new way to interact with your computers. It’s more accurate than a mouse, as reliable as a keyboard and more sensitive than a touchscreen. For the first time, you can control a computer in three dimensions with your natural hand and finger movements.
“Now, take out your favorite Magical And Revolutionary Technology Device. Use it for a bit. What did you feel? Did it feel glassy? Did it have no connection whatsoever with the task you were performing? I call this technology Pictures Under Glass. Pictures Under Glass sacrifice all the tactile richness of working with our hands, offering instead a hokey visual facade.”