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The Wiimote with Multiple Sensor Bars: Creating an Affordable, Virtual Reality Controller

Schou (Sko), Torben; Gardner, Henry James


A low-cost virtual-reality controller has been constructed from the Nintendo Wii Remote using multiple sensor bars. An agent-based algorithm has been used to allow the controller to move from one sensor bar to another, enabling it to be used in a surround, multiple-screen environment. User testing has verified that the system is suitable for use with a demanding, fast-paced, first-person-shooter game. The tuned version of the system was found to have a low error rate and to be favourably...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference NZ Chapter of the ACM's Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction
DOI: 10.1145/1577782.1577790


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