All Orders Placed by October 11 Will Receive a Free App for Immersive New Gaming Experience
San Francisco, CA – September 30, 2013
Today the Leap Motion™ Controller became available for purchase at Newegg.com, the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States. To support the launch, all Newegg.com purchases of the Leap Motion Controller made by October 11 will receive a free download of GameWAVE, an app for mapping keyboard commands, macros, mouse clicks and movements to simple hand gestures to improve gaming and productivity.
“Newegg.com has an incredible reputation for great products and great service, as well as a loyal customer base of gamers and gadget enthusiasts – making it an ideal retail partner to sell the Leap Motion Controller,” said Leap Motion President and COO Andy Miller. “The GameWAVE app special offer allows Newegg customers to enhance their gaming experience by using natural hand gestures to cast spells, rotate their field of view or perform other customized play modifications.”
“We’ve had a lot of interest in Leap Motion from our community, and we’re excited to begin selling one of the hottest new technologies on the market,” said Stephen Weller, Director of Product Management at Newegg. “The Leap Motion Controller’s cost-effective price point, wide variety of applications and ability to work with both PC and Mac computers make it a must-have gift this holiday season.”
Since the Leap Motion Controller launched globally in July, customers around the world have been using it to play games, learn in 3D, create music and art, and more. Users have downloaded more than 1 million apps from Leap Motion’s Airspace™ Store. Gaming has been an especially popular category; popular titles using GameWAVE include existing games like World of Warcraft and Minecraft , Dropchord from indie developer Double Fine, and popular casual games Fruit Ninja and Cut the Rope.
The Leap Motion Controller works with computers running Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8, or Windows 7 or 8. It requires a minimum Intel Core™ i3 or AMD Phenom™ II processor, 2 GB RAM, a USB 2.0 port and Internet connection.
The Leap Motion Controller retails for $79.99 at http://www.newegg.com/leapmotion.
About Leap Motion, Inc.
Leap Motion™ provides a revolutionary new way for people to play, create, explore and learn with their computers. Leap Motion’s proprietary technology, invented by co-founder David Holz, can track the in-air movement of both hands and all 10 fingers with incredible accuracy and no visible latency. The Leap Motion™ Controller is a small USB device available for $79.99. Leap Motion’s technology, including its Airspace™ platform for apps, has been embedded into a notebook computer by HP, and can easily embed into other consumer and enterprise hardware. For more information, visit www.leapmotion.com. Leap Motion and Airspace are trademarks of Leap Motion, Inc.
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) and NeweggBusiness.com (www.neweggbusiness.com), and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. Newegg delivers a world-class e-commerce platform and is committed to serving the online technology community, from tech-enthusiasts to small and medium-sized businesses. Both Newegg.com and NeweggBusiness.com feature a comprehensive selection of the latest computer hardware and consumer electronics products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Newegg Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in City of Industry, California.