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Elon Musk (SpaceX) discussing the Future of Design

by Siemens Legend Siemens Legend on ‎09-06-2013 12:58 PM - edited (39,110 Views)

Elon Musk just posted a video that looks like it could be from the latest "Iron Man" movie.

 

SpaceX’s engineers have combined NX with a Leap Motion controller to allow engineers to zoom around and review 3D models without touching a mouse and keyboard.  

 

This was achieved using existing NX Open API's.  no custom code!

 

 

 

Ok Elon, when will I get my flying car?  Smiley Happy

 

Jerry

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by Solution Partner Pioneer Solution Partner Pioneer
on ‎09-13-2013 05:26 PM

Where can we get a driver for this or application to run Leap with NX?

by Siemens Legend Siemens Legend
on ‎09-16-2013 02:10 PM

Michael,

 

At this time, we don't have any plans to distribute this code.   The initial work was done as a proof of concept.

 

Jerry

by Experimenter
on ‎12-18-2013 01:19 PM

I have jusI just bought a leap motion controller and I will find fun to use  it with "shape Realize NX9"

Did you decided to distribute your code ?

 

Regards

 

Didier

PSI-CAD

by Siemens Legend Siemens Legend
on ‎12-18-2013 01:26 PM

Didier,

 

Sorry, at this time there are still no plans to distribute the code.  Smiley Happy

 

However, I would be interested on everyones feedback on how you could use this type of device.

 

Is this a replacement for an existing spacemouse/spaceball device, or would you use this in addtion to these devices? 

 

Your feedback is appreciated.

 

Jerry

by Solution Partner Experimenter Solution Partner Experimenter
on ‎05-09-2014 12:54 PM

I'm very interested in trying this out. Can you offer and tips for integrating the Leap Motion with NX9?

 

Regards

 

Martin