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robcat2075
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« on: December 13, 2007, 08:59:44 AM »

It's not exactly what we are trying to do but he has some interesting results using the Wiimote to track fingers and pens on a display.

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~johnny/projects/wii/

And if you close your eyes while he's talking you can almost hear Marvin the Martian.

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« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2007, 11:19:04 AM »

I'm going to email him.

I wonder how easy it would be to add a pressure sensor?
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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2007, 06:35:06 PM »

I don't think it would be super difficult, assuming you can easily find pressure sensors that would fit inside a normal Wacom-sized pen. The pen would probably have to be wired though, to power the sensor and feed the info back to the computer. Not a big deal.

But I wonder how precise that thing can be? I would imagine that the sensor in the Wii remote isn't anything with a super high resolution, so precision may suffer. The tracking is occasionally a little spotty, even with the Wii. Still, it'd be a fun project, especially since those remotes are only $40 (and I've already got 4 anyway, haha)
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