[PD] status of leap motion controller in Pd, especially on Linux?

Peter P. peterparker at fastmail.com
Mon Mar 11 23:03:44 CET 2019

So it seems that there is an OS X binary of [leapmotion] at
of which I assume it was compiled with the v1 SDK

as well as a 64bit linux binary at
which I assume to be v1 SDK as well.

Can anyone confirm?

Thanks so much!

* João Pais <jmmmpais at gmail.com> [2019-03-09 13:38]:
> Hi,
> some time ago I commissioned Chikashi to update the external to the newest
> leapmotion sdk, as there were lots of advantages compared to the 1st
> version. The sdk chosen was v2, because the 3rd one is more oriented for
> virtual reality, which seems to be the main focus of the leap these days,
> but doesn't interest me.
> Since I use windows, I only commisioned a windows external. But the code is
> there, anyone is encouraged to compile it for other plattforms. I guess
> Chikashi should be able to give more advice on that, in case the code isn't
> clear.
> Best,
> Joao
> > Hi,
> > 
> > what is the current status of leap motion support for Pd?
> > I saw Chikashi Miyama's external at
> > https://github.com/chikashimiyama/Pd_leapmotion
> > and a specific windows version apparently for leap motion V.2
> > https://github.com/chikashimiyama/Pd_Leapmotion_win
> > 
> > Am I correct to assume that the latter uses some leapmotion SDK that the
> > former doesn't use? What would furthermore be the best way to use the
> > controller under linux in Pd?
> > 
> > Thanks for all hints!
> > P
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