Tag: Wiimote

  • VR via Wiimotes to make shopping more immersive

    VR via Wiimotes to make shopping more immersive

    This DIY is a really nice VR setup by Timo Fleisch using two Wiimotes; one for hand tracking, one for head tracking. The combination of these devices creates a VR environment that will allow virtual shoppers to examine an object without really going to the local store. The contraption does not really allow the user…

  • New Wii accessories from Nyko

    New Wii accessories from Nyko

    Nyko has unveiled new accessory packs for their Wand 3rd-Party Wiimote. First is the Wand Action Pak and the second is the Wand Core Pak. The Wand Action Pak includes one Wand and Pistol Grip. This new pistol grip has a digital connection to the remote instead of the usual mechanical connection to a button.…

  • Nyko Wand wants to replace the Wiimote

    Nyko Wand wants to replace the Wiimote

    Wii novices, who still haven’t got the grasp of the Wiimote, may want to look up the Nyko Wand. The Wand allows you to output commands and even vibration through the controller’s port at the bottom of the device. The technology used by Nyko is called Trans-Port technology. This makes the new interface work with…

  • Nintendo toys with changing the accelerometer in Wiimote

    Nintendo toys with changing the accelerometer in Wiimote

    Going by a report originating from Japan, Nintendo is toying with the idea of changing the accelerometer in Wiimote. Nintendo wants to up the efficiency of the Wiimote and this probably has stemmed this move. STMicroelectronics is the company that that provided that first chip and now more are going to battle it out with…

  • Mario Kart Wiimote Projector Light is awesome

    Mario Kart Wiimote Projector Light is awesome

    Anything Mario or Wii is usually a delight and this time around it’s a projector that’s caught my fancy. A Wiimote looking projector that projects images of Mario Kart characters on the wall! Amazing and astounding! A goofy delight for geeks like us, this projector features six different character images that come on randomly when…

  • iFun turns your iPhone into a Wiimote like controller

    SGN had previously created golf, bowling and other accelerometer-based games for the iPhone and iPod Touch (as well as a number of Facebook word and other games). Now they have come out with a new game, iGolf. This is the first game on the company’s iFun platform, which lets you use an accelerometer-equipped handheld as…

  • WowWee Rovio mobile spy robot controlled by a Wiimote

    shows you how to control a WowWee Rovio mobile spy robot with the help of a Windows PC running Robodancea a freeware for advanced robot control. The WiiMote’s buttons are mapped to different Rovio operations giving you wireless control of your Rovio, as you pilot it remotely over the Web. Movement, camera control, automatic docking,…

  • Wii MotionPlus coming soon for the Wii Remote

    Wii MotionPlus coming soon for the Wii Remote

    Nintendo’s upcoming Wii MotionPlus accessory for the Wii Remote is a much-anticipated thing. The accessory hooks onto the end of the Wii Remote and, combined with the accelerometer and the sensor bar, it will make sure that your tennis shots get better and you won’t miss the golf stroke just because you moved out of…

  • Stix the Wiimote clone is for your PC

    Stix the Wiimote clone is for your PC

    Stix has a serious a Wiimote hangover. It is a series of wireless, motion sensing, touch-screen gaming controllers for the PC and Internet that lets players interact with online games as well as regular PC games with the Games For Windows badge. It’s being outted by GoLive2, the independent gaming division of Playhut, Inc. Brian…

  • Wanetlight an LED chandelier controlled by the WiiMote

    Wanetlight an LED chandelier controlled by the WiiMote

    After the WaSnake here comes the Wanetlight a luminous suspension composed of 25 blown glass candles that form a three-dimensional matrix of light. It is composed of 5x5x5 LEDs clustered in the three axes (LxWxH). The cluster forms a luminous 3-D screen cage. Each LED can be individually piloted to enable users to configure all…