Wiimote

How To : Build an infrared smart board with a Wiimote

Save tons of money by building your own LED pen that works with a multitouch smart board / whiteboard. You'll also need a WiiMote (Wii Remote) to use in conjunction with your homemade LED pens that you'll be making in this video. To get started with this awesome project, you'l ...more

How To : Emulate joystick input with a Wiimote and GlovePie

You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how to program your PC to recognize analog input or joystick/joypad input from a Wiimote using GlovePie and another piece of software called PPJOY PP ...more

How To : Hack a cheap multi-touch whiteboard using the Wiimote

Using infrared (IR) light pens and the Wii Remote, it is possible to create very low-cost multi-point interactive whiteboards and multi-point tablet displays. Johnny Chung Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. The software can be downloaded at http://johnnylee.net

How To : Program a Wiimote speaker with GlovePie

You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how you can program GlovePie scripts that will emit sounds from the Wiimote's built in speaker.

How To : Use the Wiimote's IR function to emulate a mouse

You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. See how to program scripts in Glovepie to use the infra-red sensor on the Wiimote to move the mouse cursor. Part 1 of 2 - How to Use the Wiimote's IR functi ...more

How To : Control your PC with a Wiimote

Did you know that you can make a Nintendo Wii Wiimote function as a mouse or joystick on your PC? Here's how you can use your Wiimote as a PC controller using a bluetooth adaptor or card and some specialty software called GlovePie.

How To : Program double input Wiimote detection with GlovePie

You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how to program your PC to detect motion from dual input the Wiimote using GlovePie. You'll be able to connect two Wiimotes to your PC.

How To : Program Wiimote motion detection in GlovePie

You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how to program your PC to detect motion from the Wiimote using GlovePie. Part 1 of 2 - How to Program Wiimote motion detection in GlovePie. Part 2 of ...more

How To : Program a Wiimote using the GlovePie GUI

You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how to program the buttons and directional pad on your Wiimote using GlovePie's GUI interface.

How To : Program Wiimote button combinations using GlovePie

You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how to create scripts in GlovePie to program your PC to respond to simultaneous button presses and button combinations from a Wiimote.

How To : Program Wiimote buttons with GlovePie

Learn how to program basic script in GlovePie to allow your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to function as an input device on your PC. Using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection you can connect your Wiimote to your PC.

How To : Use a wiimote to control a Lego robot

A video tutorial on how to use the wiimote to control a Lego NXT robot. Link to download GlovePie: http://carl.kenner.googlepages. com/glovepie_download Script for Glovepie wiimote.Leds = 9 Key.F1 = Wiimote1.Left Key.F2 = Wiimote1.Right Key.F3 = Wiimote1.Up Key.F4 = Wiimote1. ...more

How To : Configure your Wiimote using the Darwinremote

Following the immediate release of the Nintendo's Wii, many people speculated whether or not the interaction with the Wiimote would only last as long as the novelty did. Naturally, the Wiimote requires to be reconfigured now and then given its heavy use. Take a look at this in ...more

How To : Syncronize a Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie

If you're trying to get your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to connect to your PC via a bluetooth connection, you'll need to sycronize it before you can start using it as an input device. Learn some basic scripting and programming in GlovePie, input emulation software, to get your Wiimo ...more

How To : Connect a Wiimote to a PC

Most people own a Wii system, or at least have seen the infamous Wiimote that serves as the controller for the console. What most people have overlooked is that this handy piece of technology can be set to work on PC. Surf the web or scroll through photo albums without the nee ...more

How To : Control your Mac with a Wiimote

VvCompHelpvV teaches you how to use a Nintendo Wii-mote to control your Mac computer. You need three things: a Mac with bluetooth, a Wii-mote and the program DarwiinRemote. You start the program and configure it so that it recognizes the Wii-mote Go to DarwiinRemote Settings, ...more

How To : Sync a Nintendo Wiimote to your Wii

Michael Weisner guides us through syncing a Wiimote with a Wii. You will need a Nintendo Wii and Nintendo Wii remote to do this. First, you will need to open the front hatch door on the console and you will see a red button, don't press it yet. Now, look at the back of your Wi ...more

Coming to iPad : Glasses-Free 3D

It seems the French have carefully observed the hacking achievements of one super clever Carnegie Mellon grad, turning his hack into a modern iPad application-to-be. A couple years back, we told you about the fantastic Johnnie Chung Lee who used headtracking to create a three ...more

How To : Use the Wii Remote for Head-Tracking & VR

This absolutely Wonderful Pick of the Day could not be more conceptually different from yesterday's Pick. (Therein lies the fun of curating our site.) Wii-packing. Nerd. Asian. Has-not-missed-too-many-meals. Carnegie Mellon. How great is it that he is hacking around with a Wi ...more

How To : Use a USB keyboard to type on your Wii

One of the few technical advantage the Nintendo Wii has against its high-tech rival the XBox 360 is that it allows users to browse the web on their console. Trying to do so using only a Wiimote, however, is impractical. Did you know that you could use a USB keyboard instead? T ...more

How To : Program conditionals in GlovePie

You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how to program conditionals - if, if/then, and if/else statements - in GlovePie.

How To : Track fingers with the Wii remote

Using an IR led array and some reflective tape, you can track fingers in thin air using the Wii Remote by Johnny Chung Lee from Carnegie Mellon University. The grid software is a custom program written using a C# wiimote library and DirectX. Take a look at this instructional v ...more

News : Hack a Roomba into a Wii-controlled Pac Man

Want your boyfriend to clean house? Make it a game. This Wii remote-controlled Pac Man vacuum will transform every alpha male into a....maid! Wii hacker Ron Tajima's brainchild is covered in 448 LEDs and controlled via an SH2 MPU control unit. This isn't just a blinking toy. ...more

Kinect : Microsoft's answer to the Wii

e3 Premieres the XBOX MotionCapture Add-on via Adam B. Vary at Entertainment Weekly Remember last year, e3's most hyped announcement was the XBOX that turned your whole body into a Wiimote? Is it all we dreamed it would be? Check out the review from EW.com insider. "After a ...more

News : 5 Month Retrospective of the Hacked Kinect

Nintendo's Wii Remote came close, but never has a video game peripheral garnered such adoration from the hacker community than the Kinect. Since the release of Microsoft's controller-free gaming device last November, there has literally been thousands of fun and useful projec ...more

News : Mod a flashlight into an IR night vision light

Record stealthily, in the dark. This hack is simple and will turn any LED flashlight into an infrared night vision light you can use with any video camera. Infrared light is invisible to the human eye, but it will illuminate any area you are shooting. IR radiation is electrom ...more

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