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Author Topic: Multi-touch and Head-tracking demos wth PC and Wiimote  (Read 4815 times)

JennyB

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Multi-touch and Head-tracking demos wth PC and Wiimote
« on: December 22, 2007, 03:35:20 PM »
This is a really neat bit of inverted thinking.

The Wii Remote tracks its position in space relative to fixed points of IR light. Johnny Chung Lee demonstrates how a fixed Wiimote can track up to four points simultaneously, adding multitouch or head-tracking capabilities cheaply to any PC display.

Demos with open C# source code and plenty of scope for further development.  :-*
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« Last Edit: December 22, 2007, 03:42:22 PM by JennyB »

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Re: Multi-touch and Head-tracking demos wth PC and Wiimote
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2007, 03:44:05 PM »
Sounds cool, Jenny  :Thmbsup: You forgot the link, though  :(
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Re: Multi-touch and Head-tracking demos wth PC and Wiimote
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2007, 05:47:25 PM »
Very, very cool. Thanks for sharing. Now if only I had a Wii.
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Re: Multi-touch and Head-tracking demos wth PC and Wiimote
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2007, 05:32:26 AM »
Very, very cool. Thanks for sharing. Now if only I had a Wii.

You don't need the console itself, just a PC with Bluetooth and the Wiimote, which es a bit  easier to find at present!  :)
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Re: Multi-touch and Head-tracking demos wth PC and Wiimote
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2007, 08:38:02 AM »
Wow wow wow, got to start playing around with that, I's really cool.

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Re: Multi-touch and Head-tracking demos wth PC and Wiimote
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2008, 04:58:46 AM »
So I'd seen the first two videos months ago and thought they were kind of cool but not all that great. But tonight I just saw the head-tracking video for the first time.

WOW! That is impressive!

I think artists like Nudone may be interested in the Whiteboard capabilities --> Turn your wall into a virtual canvas.

Or with head-tracking you could even turn your wall into a virtual window. Find a nice live feed of a beach in the tropics and get the image set up to work with this software...


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Re: Multi-touch and Head-tracking demos wth PC and Wiimote
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2008, 05:25:30 AM »
CMU huh?  I am here in Pittsburgh, where CMU is located.  Maybe I should look him up  :P