Category Archives: Insane

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 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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Wiimote Controlled Coil Gun

If you need a way to protect your cubicle at work this Wiimote Controlled Coil Gun should fit the bill. Video after the jump. “In this setup I use a python script and MoteDaemeon to bring the events into my … Continue reading

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Wiimba – Wiimote and Roomba Robot

Here is a inspirational hack. Take two items that were not meant for hacking and make them interface together. A Wiimote and a Roomba make for an interesting robot! Video after the jump. “This is my first roomba hacking. I … Continue reading

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100 Uses for the Wii

Virtual Hosting has put together a HUGE list of 100 things you can do with the Wii. See the first 10 below, read the full article for the remaining 90 uses. Homebrew: You can create games that are fit for … Continue reading

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Wiimote Colt 45 Hack

If you are looking for a more realistic Wiimote Gun, why not build it out of solid steel? That is exactly what Flame500 has done. “Ever since I heard about the wiimote’s camera based aiming system I thought “wow that … Continue reading

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Dog Plays Wii Sports

Wow, I have seen lots of talented dogs, but this is the first one I have seen who plays the Wii. Videos after the jump

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3D Head Tracking using a Wiimote

Wow, this is a cool use of the Wiimote! Leave it to Johnny Lee to keep dreaming up cool uses for it. Video after the jump. “Using the infrared camera in the Wii remote and a head mounted sensor bar … Continue reading

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Cynergy Labs Project Maestro uses a Wiimote for Screen Control

The guys over at Cynergy Labs built this system in about 8 days! It lets the user use their fingers to move items around. Video after the jump. “Project Maestro was produced by cynergy.labs, the R&D arm of Cynergy, a … Continue reading

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Multi-point Interactive Whiteboards Using the Wiimote

Why spend thousands on an interactive whiteboard when you can make your own using a wiimote? Video after the jump. “Since the Wiimote can track sources of infrared (IR) light, you can track pens that have an IR led in … Continue reading

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