Wiimote Hacks

DIY Virtual Windows & IR LEDs + Wiimote

DIY Virtual Windows & IR LEDs + Wiimote

Why wake up to the same view each day if you can wake up somewhere different?  Using a Wiimote, Mac, and infrared LEDs, you can create your own virtual windows which change as you move locations within the room.  You can download WinScape for...
Wiimote Controlled 15 Ton Robotic Claw Arm

Wiimote Controlled 15 Ton Robotic Claw Arm

Although you can't play with Wiimote controlled 15 ton grapples in the living room. This hack isn't anything like the Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot controlled with a Wiimote or the Wiimote operated Lawnmower. This one has gone king-size. This thing is a...
Wii Drum Set using the Wiimote and WiiFit

Wii Drum Set using the Wiimote and WiiFit

Using the WiiFit as a foot pedal to control bass and the Wiimote’s accelerometer and sensors as drumsticks, this modder built his own simulated drum set.  Different gestures and joystick buttons result in various drum sounds.  The software,...
Lawn Mower Controlled via WiiMote

Lawn Mower Controlled via WiiMote

We've got another cool hack for you, this time using the amazing Wiimote, from the Southern University of Denmark’s Robot Laboratory. The Wiimote connects to the lawn mower through Bluetooth. From there, a computer interprets the signal and sends...
Wiimba - Cross between a Wiimote and a iRobot Roomba

Wiimba - Cross between a Wiimote and a iRobot Roomba

This is my first roomba hacking project. In short, I changed my wonderful roomba into an ordinary dull vacuum cleaner using a remote controller of...
Foldable Display Tracking using the Wiimote

Foldable Display Tracking using the Wiimote

Johnny Chung Lee is at it again with another fantastic project. Using infrared tracking and projection, he created simulated displays on flexible and foldable surfaces. This allows you to fit a large, interactive display right in your pocket....
Cheap, Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wiimote

Cheap, Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wiimote

Using infrared (IR) light pens and the Wii Remote, it is possible to create very low-cost multi-point interactive whiteboards and multi-point tablet displays. Johnny Chung Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. The software can be downloaded at ...
Airsoft Gun Controlled via WiiMote

Airsoft Gun Controlled via WiiMote

By interpreting data from a wiimote accelerometer, this robotic airsoft gun makes adjustments based upon wiimote movements.  Fully equipt with a webcam, it can be controlled remotely as well.  The author has plenty more info and videos...
Wiimote Controls Airsoft Gun over Internet

Wiimote Controls Airsoft Gun over Internet

If you are into automated weapons of medium destruction and automation here is a cool hack you are sure to enjoy. It uses an ioBridge to allow a Wiimote to control a remote airsoft...