If you were around when the Nintendo Wii first launched, you remember how revolutionary the device was at the time. When I first encountered one, I was amazed at the simplicity of its controls, namely the fact that the Wii Remote (aka Wiimote) just felt like such a natural way ...more
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
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
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
Here are some step-by-step instructions on how to make an IR LED Pen to use with a Wiimote to create an inexpensive interactive whiteboard. It's a student video production of the WHS Tech Club.
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.
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
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.
If there is any doubt that nerds deserve to rule the world, please watch this brilliant home brewed invention. Using the infrared camera in the Wii remote and a head mounted sensor bar (two IR LEDs), you can accurately track the location of your head and render view dependent ...more
This video tutorial shows you how to disassemble the Wiimote with a flathead screwdriver.
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.
Want to know how to pair your Wiimote controller with your Nintendo Wii video game console? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this Wii owners' guide from the folks at Butterscotch can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes. For more information and det ...more
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
You can find a plethora of tennis games on the Google Play Store, but if you're a true tennis fan and gaming enthusiast, you should check out Tennis Racketeering by Core Aplikacije. The game lets you use an additional Android device as a racket, giving you Wii-like abilities w ...more
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Proud new papa Gjoci wanted to make sure he never had to worry about whether or not his baby girl was breathing, so he built this amazing breath-detecting baby monitor using a Wii remote, a printed circuit, and a laser. First, he opened up the Wiimote and took out the camera, ...more
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
This video tutorial shows you how to disassemble a Wiimote for repair or modding.
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
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
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 calculate distance using the Wiimote's infra-red (IR) sensor.
Using Android apps like N64oid, Wiimote Controller, and Bluetooth OnOff, you can configure your Dropad A8 to play N64 games using a Wiimote at the controller. Watch this video to see how it works. Hook up your Android version 2.3.1 Dropad A8 tablet with a bluetooth dongle and ...more
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
Take your iPhone/ iPod Touch NES experience to the next level by pairing a Wiimote to your jailbroken Apple iOS device. Follow the simple instructions in the video to learn how to play any ROM in the nes4iphone emulator with an actual controller. It's a whole new way to enjoy ...more
Check out this video to learn how you can play all of your favorite NES games on your Dropad A8 tablet. With Android version 2.3.1 you can run Nesoid emulator, and with a bluetooth dongle you can connect a Wiimote as your controller.
Control an i-SOBOT with a wiimote. This tutorial shows how to do the i-SOBOT Slapping maneuver using Robodance and the Nintendo Wii Remote with Nunchaku attachment.
Smartphone games are getting pretty good these days, but they still can't beat the retro appeal of a good emulator. I mean, who wouldn't want to have their all-time favorite console and arcade games tucked neatly in their front pocket? Classics ranging from Super Mario Bros. t ...more
Google's Chromecast is quite literally one of my favorite inventions of the past five years, allowing me to kick back, relax, and enjoy the various forms of streaming entertainment it has up for grabs. Don't Miss: How to Use Your Chromecast Without Wi-Fi But as awesome as it ...more
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
In 2007, Nintendo introduced the world to motion control video games with the Wii. Microsoft and Sony built on Nintendo's phenomenal success and released their own motion control products for the XBox 360 and Playstation 3 late in 2010: the Kinect and the Move. The Move is bas ...more
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
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
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.
The Kinect is a powerful piece of technology you can use to do more than just play games. This tutorial shows you how to construct a basic green screen using the Kinect, and then you can use the Wiimote for even greater 3-D functionality.
These are two gun designs that can be used with the wiimote. Both are pretty easy to make, and modify. Let me know what you think.
G4TV gives some basic tips on how to play Marvel: Ultimate Alliance with the Nintendo Wii wiimote and nunchuk.
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
See how the Nintendo Wii's Nunchaku and Wiimote controllers make playing Mortal Kombat easier that ever. you can pull off special moves just by flicking your wrist.
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
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
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
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
We've seen extremely pricey, extremely artfully crafted sex dolls. Matt McMullen's dolls are so well crafted, in fact, that it is hard to imagine a superior alternative. Until now... How about virtual, tactile sexy holograms? To my knowledge, the concept isn't in the works ye ...more