Ultraleap’s fifth-generation hand tracking platform, known as Gemini, is fully available on Windows. The most robust, flexible hand tracking ever, it’s already powering amazing experiences from Varjo, been integrated into Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR2 platform, and is bringing touchless technology to self-service solutions around the world.
The Gemini Windows release is the first step in making the world’s best hand tracking easier to access and more flexible for multiple platforms, camera systems and third-party hardware.
Ultraleap have rebuilt their tracking engine from the ground up to be able to improve hand tracking across various aspects including:
- Improved two-handed interaction
- Faster initialization and hand detection
- Improved robustness to challenging environmental conditions
- Better adaptation to hand anatomy
Ultraleap have also made significant changes to the tracking platform to able to extend hand-tracking to different platforms and hardware. Varjo’s XR-3 and VR-3 headsets and Qualcomm’s XR2 chipset are two variations already announced, with more in the pipeline.
Hand tracking will be to XR what touchscreens were to mobile
The Windows release is the first time full Gemini has been made available to all and the first full hand tracking release from the company in three years. Since a preview of the release went out earlier in the year, Ultraleap have been further refining the software ahead of full launch.