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Fire Breathing Pony by LVL1 Hackerspace uses Nunchuck

The Louisville Hackerspace LVL1 was at the recent Maker Faire with their Fire Breathing Pony named Buttercup! There isn’t very much details on the system yet but they promise more details will follow. Link Via Via Via See the video … Continue reading

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Wiimote Hack for Persons with Disabilities

Nice to see that with some modifications that the Wii is available to everyone. “This instructable will show you how to rewire the button of the Wiimote to bigger buttons so that persons with disabilities will be able to efficiently … Continue reading

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Wiimote AirDeck Virtual Theremin

If you are into music and like to hack your Wii have a look at this Wiimote AirDeck Virtual Theremin project. It allows you to get your DJ on and bust out some tunes. Link “Here is some video I … Continue reading

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iPhone Playing game using a WiiMote

This looks like it might be a better interface for playing games than using buttons on the touch screen or tilting the screen back and forth. Link Via “Yesterday I did my daily scan of Twitter and noticed an interesting … Continue reading

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WODE – Wii Optical Disc Emulator

This WODE module opens your Wii console to expand its possibilities. The module doesn’t need to be soldered in place, all you need to do is plug it in where the DVD-ROM drive normally plugs into. “Features: • Play Wii … Continue reading

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Wiimote and iPhone

What happens when you smash two cool technologies together? Watch the video and see. The Wiimote has some very accurate accelerometers and the iPhone is a flexible platform which allows for this cool visualization. I can imagine a box with … Continue reading

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Wiimote Controlled 15 Ton Robot Arms

This application is probably not what Nintendo was thinking when they created the Wiimote. Who would have thought that a Wiimote would ever control a 15 Ton Robot Arm! Via

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Wiimote Tennis Serve Trainer

Here is another example of where the inexpensive Wiimote controller with all of its built in sensors nicely adapts itself to an other application. In this case the wiimote is used to determine how good a tennis serve is! “Well … Continue reading

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Connect Wii Balance Board to Linux

Matt Cutts has developed a python program that allows a Linux computer to connect to a Wii Balance Board via blue tooth and display the results graphically in real time. Link “Each sensor returns 2 bytes of data and also … Continue reading

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Wii Motion Plus Hacked

Nintendo has added a new attachment for the Wiimote, it promises to add a new level of excitement to new Wii games. Link Via Via “we are able to create a 6 DOF IMU for under $40. Thanks Nintendo! Best … Continue reading

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