Category: wiimote

  • DIY Smartboard….

    Johnny Lee strikes again. The Wiimote Guru has a new project. Build your own expensive looking smartboard using a projector, laptop and a Wiimote. Excellent little project to kick off the new year. Since the Wiimote can track sources of infrared (IR) light, you can track pens that have an IR led in the tip. […]

  • Another mind blowing art installation……

    So what happens when an artist combines a 3D gaming engine, the power of blender and processing and a dash of human powered mechanical abomination? :-) Bince McKelvie describes his project: Lb to Sf via bike is an interactive installation/game that documents a bike trip my friend and I took from long beach to san […]

  • Touchless, Gestrual Interface, Powered by Electrostatics

    Great video showing a bizarre and novel way of creating a gesture based interface. You literally touch nothing….Air…..and the interface does the rest. Pretty interesting project. According to Justin Schunick of the team at Northeastern University, the interface uses an array of copper electrodes to sense a certain change in the electric field created by […]

  • New carpentry tool….Wiimote!!!

    Are you missing a spirit level? Pulling out your hair because you can’t remember where you left the damn thing? Well, install the Leveltool on your Wii’s homebrew channel, grab your wiimote and get to work. Leveltool program uses your wiimote’s internal tilt sensors to simulate a spirit level on your TV.

  • Tracking fingers with the Wii Remote

    Great tutorial video by Johnny Lee from Carnegie Mellon University showing how using an IR LED array and some reflective tape, you can track fingers in thin air using the Wii Remote. Great alternative to those FTIR (Frustrated Total Internal Reflection) tables.

  • Wii Controller Hacking all grown up…..

    Well after watching this piece of art by Daito Manabe, I’m now convinced that the Wii controller can be used as a instrument. This guy is incredible and truly shows what’s possible if you get your creative juices running wild.And to keep things interesting here are some links for you to explore: Some external objects […]