Leap Motion

Gesture-based interface and motion tracking technology provider

Company Details

Number of Employees: 23
Annual Revenue: $4.4 million (2014 - estimated)
Year Founded: 2010
Ownership: Private
CEO: Michael Buckwald
Headquarters:
San Francisco, California

Key Takeaways

  • Leap Motion is a hardware and software technology company th...

Company History

Founded in 2010, Leap Motion is motion-sensing technology...

Technology Summary

The Leap Motion controller is a small USB peripheral devi...

Product/Service Offerings

Leap Motion’s main product line is its Leap Motion cont...

Strategy and Target Markets

The company’s technology can be potentially employed ac...

Competitive Positioning and Value Proposition

Leap Motion differentiates itself from competitors by foc...

Key Competitors

  • Direct Competitors: Canesta, P...

Key Relationships

The company’s technology and SDKs are being used by a variety of augmented reality and virtual reality vendors for mixed reality applications and solutions. Most notably, Oculus Rift has been used with the Leap Motion controller to enable interaction with real-world devices in an augmented reality setting. In other words, using the two technologies together expands the capabilities of AR/VR to enable real-world interaction and sensory feedback. Other partnerships include ASUS and Hewlett Packard, both of which are planning to ship notebooks and desktops with Leap Motion controllers integrated.

Capital Structure

As of 3Q 2015, the company had secured $44.1 million in t...

Notable News and Announcements

Company Profile Last Updated

August 25, 2015