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Tag: Controller

Gesture Controlled Watch Prototyped

Gesture Controlled Watch Prototyped
A group of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a working prototype of a watch that can recognize gestures. Designed by the research team of Jungsoo Kim, Jiasheng He, Kent Lyons and Thad Starner, the Gesture Watch uses an array of infrared sensors to detect hand movements in close proximity to the watch.

Xfps Mini for Tiny Guitar Heros

Xfps Mini for Tiny Guitar Heros
Like to play Guitar Hero 2 on your PS2 or Xbox 360 but don’t want to lug around that full-sized guitar? This new mini guitar from XCM lets you play those rhythm games on a pint-sized version of the controller.

Wii Fit: Lose Weight While Gaming

Wii Fit: Lose Weight While Gaming
Nintendo today revealed Wii Fit, a new “game” for the Wii that’s all about fitness. What’s interesting about this is the new controller that ships with the game. The small, flat controller, called the “Wii Balance Board,” lays on the ground and detects your body movements as you exercise.

Motorola Slvr NES Controller Mashup

Motorola Slvr NES Controller Mashup
This guy has gone through the painstaking process of cramming his shmancy Motorola SLVR mobile phone into the case of an old Nintendo NES controller. While the end result is pretty fugly from the phone side of things, it looks pretty convincing from the outside.

Classic Nintendo Controllers for Your Pc or Mac

Classic Nintendo Controllers for Your Pc or Mac
Do you long for the days of the simple, elegantly designed gamepad controllers from Nintendo’s classic gaming systems? Perfect for playing emulated games the way they were meant to be played, you can buy custom-modded versions of the 8-bit NES and 16-bit SNES joypads, ready to use with your PC or Macintosh.

Apple Files Patent for Multi-Touch Mouse

Apple Files Patent for Multi-Touch Mouse
Looks like the iPhone isn’t the only multi-touch device Apple has up its sleeve. According to a recently filed patent application, Apple has designed a mouse with a multi-touch surface covering its entire body. The design features a mouse with a sensing surface that can be programmed to interact with objects and shapes on screen in a similar way to multi-touch screens that we’ve seen (and experienced – thanks iPhone!)

Zmotion Space Presenter Controls Like a Wii-Mote

Zmotion Space Presenter Controls Like a Wii-Mote
This wireless presentation controller lets you remotely operate your Windows computer using a similar interaction to that of the Nintendo Wii-mote controller. The ZMotion Wireless Space Presenter looks like a super-slim remote control, but does a lot more than just flip pages in a PowerPoint deck.

Arcade Joystick Coming for Nintendo Wii

Arcade Joystick Coming for Nintendo Wii
Thanks to this new arcade controller for the Wii, fans of classic arcade games will be able to play them the way they were meant to be played. Hori’s new Arcade Fighting Stick for the Nintendo Wii looks pretty nice, with a large 8-way digital stick and 8 gaming buttons.

Giant Nintendo Controller Won’t Fit in Your Hands

Giant Nintendo Controller Won’t Fit in Your Hands
You won’t have any trouble finding the buttons on this massive replica of Nintendo’s famous NES controller. Game fan Philip Torrone and his team of builders put together this 5-foot wide joypad for the recently completed 2007 Maker Faire.

Us Army Remote Vehicles Using Xbox 360 Controller?

Us Army Remote Vehicles Using Xbox 360 Controller?
Most video game enthusiasts will tell you that the Xbox 360’s joystick is one of the best designed gaming controllers of all time. Now it appears to have gotten the “thumbs up” from the U.S. Army.

The Wii Controller has a Little Secret

The Wii Controller has a Little Secret
The editors over at Fortune magazine were kind enough to dissect the Nintendo Wii controller recently, revealing an interesting tidbit. In addition to all of the well known features of the controller, the Wii-mote appears to have a special chip on board which is designed for voice processing applications.

Wii Controller Hacked to Control Xbox 360

Wii Controller Hacked to Control Xbox 360
A console modder known as sir crx has fabricated a mashup between an Xbox 360 controller and a Wii-mote, allowing the Wii control to operate the Xbox 360. From what I can tell, he modified the 360 controller to accept Bluetooth commands, then uses it as a proxy for connecting to the Xbox through Microsoft’s proprietary wireless scheme.

Review: X-Arcade Tankstick Game Controller

Review: X-Arcade Tankstick Game Controller
I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the X-Arcade Tankstick home arcade controller and put it through its paces. It’s definitely worth a look for you die-hard arcade gamers out there. Let me start off by saying that the Tankstick is a one mammoth controller.

Wii Wedock Organizes Your Accessories

Wii Wedock Organizes Your Accessories
The Nintendo Wii is arguably the most clean-lined, minimal video game system ever designed. Up until now, there hasn’t been a good way to keep system’s accessories looking as presentable. The Wii WeDock gives you a nice way to keep your Wii-mote and Nunchuk controllers neat and tidy when you’re not using them.

Team X-Tender Tilt Sensitive Xbox 360 Controller Kit

Team X-Tender Tilt Sensitive Xbox 360 Controller Kit
Xbox modders Team X-tender have introduced a new kit that will let you easily add tilt control (ala Sony’s SIXAXIS) to your Xbox 360’s wireless controller. The XCM BestTilt includes a complete replacement shell for the back of the 360’s controller.

Novint Falcon: the Real Force Feedback Controller

Novint Falcon: the Real Force Feedback Controller
Sure, there have been many so-called “force feedback” controllers for computers and video games, but this is the first time I’ve seen one that really means it. Unlike most force devices which simply vibrate or drag, the Novint Falcon lets you control in 3-dimensions and actually can push against your grip with as much as 2 pounds of force.