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 +<WRAP muchbigger>​**Wiimote Whiteboard HOWTO**</​WRAP>​
  
 +=====Objective=====
 +Configure and deploy a functioning "​smartboard"​ using wiimotes and free software.
 +=====TODO=====
 +
 +  * identify known working bluetooth dongles
 +  * list other wiimote whiteboard software (especially for Linux)
 +  * create procedure section
 +  * create calibration section
 +  * create applications section (using some screen drawing software)
 +  * explore some multitouch capability
 +  * finish background section
 +  * pictures
 +=====Parts=====
 +At a minimum, the following hardware is needed:
 +
 +  * Wiimote (1 minimum, 2 for better tracking)
 +  * compatible bluetooth hardware
 +  * [[http://​www.uweschmidt.org/​wiimote-whiteboard|wiimote-whiteboard software]]
 +  * an [[http://​www.wiimoteproject.com/​ir-pens/​electronics-101-sharing-my-mistakes!-***-updated-***/?​PHPSESSID=57fc9c796de820249aa6ba5e29a257e2|IR light pen]]
 +  * a projector
 +  * host computer running appropriate software
 +  * working or non-depleted batteries for wiimotes and IR pen
 +
 +Preferably, we'd also want these additional items:
 +
 +  * ceiling mounting apparatus
 +  * USB chargeable battery
 +
 +=====Background=====
 +The Wiimote is a unique piece of hardware which provides the following capabilities:​
 +
 +  * bluetooth communication for wireless operation
 +  * an IR camera ([[http://​wiibrew.org/​wiki/​Wiimote#​IR_Camera|technical details]])
 +
 +=====Resources=====
 +The following are links to other documentation,​ technical, tutorial, and informational:​
 +
 +  * [[http://​wiibrew.org/​wiki/​Wiimote|Wiimote technical information]]
 +  * [[http://​www.wiimoteproject.com/​ir-pens/​electronics-101-sharing-my-mistakes!-***-updated-***/?​PHPSESSID=57fc9c796de820249aa6ba5e29a257e2|Build your own IR pen]]
 +  * [[http://​www.wiimoteproject.com/​wiimote-whiteboard/​low-cost-multi-point-interactive-whiteboards-using-the-wiimote/​|Wiimote whiteboard document]]
 +  * [[http://​www.wiimoteproject.com/​|Wiimote Project website]]
 +  * [[http://​www.uweschmidt.org/​wiimote-whiteboard|Wiimote Whiteboard software]]
documentation/wiimotewhiteboard.txt · Last modified: 2010/11/23 21:01 by wedge