Wiimote Whiteboard

wiimoteWhat makes the Wiimote so hackable?

Brains:

16 KiB EEPROM microprocessor chip

Bluetooth connectivity

Inputs Devices:

ADXL330 accelerometer – X, Y, Z motion detection which can measure speed, angle and force.

PixArt optical sensor – Reads Infrared light emission allowing motion tracking of multiple points of IR

11 buttons which can be programed as input triggers

Haptic Controller Feedback:

Rumble Pack

Audio Speaker

So What Can You Do With It?

Enter Johnny Chung Lee

http://johnnylee.net/projects/wii/

http://www.wiimoteproject.com/

http://hacknmod.com/hack/top-30-wiimote-hacks-of-the-web/

https://hackaday.com/category/nintendo-wii-hacks/

 

The Wiimote Whiteboard

Downloadable Open-Source Software

Wiimote Whiteboard (Johnny Lee’s original software written for OSX, PC, Linux) – http://www.uweschmidt.org/wiimote-whiteboard

Smoothboardhttp://www.smoothboard.net/

Smoothboard for MAC http://www.smoothboard.org/mac/

Make your own IR pen

http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiimote-Whiteboard-IR-Pen/?ALLSTEPS

Our evening of Wiimoting