Wii Hacks

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 ...
Track Fingers with the Wii Remote

Track Fingers with the Wii Remote

Using an IR led array and some reflective tape, you can track fingers in thin air using the Wii Remote. By Johnny Chung Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. The grid software is a custom program written using a C# wiimote library and DirectX. ...
Infrared Head Tracking For The Wii

Infrared Head Tracking For The Wii

Using the infrared camera in the Wii remote and a head mounted sensor bar (containing two infrared LEDs), you can accurately track the location of your head and render view dependent images on the screen.  This effectively transforms your...
Control a Roomba using a Nintendo Wii balance board

Control a Roomba using a Nintendo Wii balance board

Interested in some good clean fun? With this hack from Japan, you'll learn to operate a Roomba vacuum cleaner remotely using a Nintendo Wii balance board with a Bluetooth serial adapter. Watch this tutorial and build your own Surfin'ba...
Embed Yourself in Live Video Games

Embed Yourself in Live Video Games

Hey, although this probably won’t end up in your living room anytime soon, it still rather awesome. The game has various settings where you can give yourself super human powers. For example, if you scream, your kicks and punches have more...
Play Station Portable hack to add SNES Controller

Play Station Portable hack to add SNES Controller

Some time ago I was contacted by a nice guy in the US. He asked me wether I would be interested in building a psp mod for his partner. She has limited use of one of her hands and as such cant use a psp, but she can however use a SNES controller...
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...
DIY Wireless Wii Sensor Bar

DIY Wireless Wii Sensor Bar

This is an easy do-it-yourself project if you have your Wii connected to a projector and it is all for about...