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Tag: Motion Control

Battle Robot Controlled in Real Time Via Motion Capture: Real Real Steel

Battle Robot Controlled in Real Time Via Motion Capture: Real Real Steel
The evidence that Japan is working on making giant robots real continues to pile up. Naoki Maru is known in Japan for his King Kizer series of robots, has developed a motion-controlled version that he calls Real King Kizer.

Kinect-Controlled Cat Brushing Robot: One Small Step for Robot, One Giant Motion-Controlled Leap for Mankind

Kinect-Controlled Cat Brushing Robot: One Small Step for Robot, One Giant Motion-Controlled Leap for Mankind
The inverse proportion of awesome Kinect hacks to decent Kinect games continues. Software engineer Taylor Veltrop used a combination of store-bought items and his non-store-bought brain to come up with a robot that mimics his movements sends video back to him in real-time.

Skyrim Hacked to Work with Kinect for PC

Skyrim Hacked to Work with Kinect for PC
Everybody is playing Skyrim, but not the way that YouTube user KinectFAAST is playing. He has unveiled a new Skyrim hack that allows players to use Microsoft’s Kinect motion controller with the game. All you have to do is watch the video to see how great this hack is.

Simraceway SRW-S1 Racing Controller Now Available for Speed Freaks

Simraceway SRW-S1 Racing Controller Now Available for Speed Freaks
Do you feel the need for speed? SteelSeries hears ya and they can help. The Simraceway SRW-S1 racing wheel is now available for all of your racing/bank heist/running people over needs.

Razer Hydra Adds Motion Control to PC Games

Razer Hydra Adds Motion Control to PC Games
The Nintendo Wii is the game console that introduced us to motion controls a few years ago. Since then a bunch of other game consoles and add-ons have surfaced with have motion control aspects. If you are a PC gamer, Razer has a new motion control system for you.

Roomba Vacuum Controlled By Microsoft Kinect

Roomba Vacuum Controlled By Microsoft Kinect
We can all agree that vacuuming sucks. It’s no fun to push that thing around the house sucking up all the debris and dirt that you and your family schleps inside. I have always thought that the inventor the Roomba should have been nominated for a Nobel Prize of some sort.

AIWI Turns iPhones into Motion Controller for PC Games

AIWI Turns iPhones into Motion Controller for PC Games
This interesting little app for the iPhone and iPod Touch interacts with special versions of gaming software on your PC to turn it into a motion controller for games.

Atgames Sonic the Hedgehog Motion-Controlled Mini Sega Genesis Console, Say What?

Atgames Sonic the Hedgehog Motion-Controlled Mini Sega Genesis Console, Say What?
This compact game console is a real freak of nature. Not only is it shaped like Sonic the Hedgehog’s spiky blue head, it plays some classic 16-bit SEGA Genesis games and comes with Wii-like motion controllers.

PS3 Move Controller Gets Jealous of Wii-Mote, Gets Silly Accessories Too

PS3 Move Controller Gets Jealous of Wii-Mote, Gets Silly Accessories Too
The Playstation Move controller has only been out for a couple of weeks now, and we’re already starting to see all sorts of goofy accessories, just like the Nintendo Wii did when it first came out.

Ifixit Guts Playstation Move Controller

Ifixit Guts Playstation Move Controller
Those crazy cats over at iFixit are always tearing stuff up. If I break stuff, I tend to get in trouble, but when they do it, seems all of geekdom pays attention. I like getting to see what is inside the controllers and there is surprisingly less stuff inside than I expected.

Kinect Forza Demo: Do Not Want

Kinect Forza Demo: Do Not Want
To show off the capabilities of the new Kinect, Microsoft presented a demo of Forza Motorsport, which will be released next year. The demo showed how we can drive cars just by putting our hands in the “10 and 2 positions,” as if holding a steering wheel.

Playstation Move Ray Gun Controller: Didn’T Marvin the Martian have One of These?

Playstation Move Ray Gun Controller: Didn’T Marvin the Martian have One of These?
If you didn’t think you looked stupid enough flailing your arms around with Sony’s new PlayStation Move motion controller, wait till you get a load of this. Sony has revealed their first add-on accessory for the Move, which looks like a ray gun.

Child of Eden: Crazy Music Game for Xbox 360 has Us Scratching Our Heads, but We Like It

Child of Eden: Crazy Music Game for Xbox 360 has Us Scratching Our Heads, but We Like It
Child of Eden is the latest casual video game from Tetsuya Mizuguchi, creator of REZ, Space Channel 5 and Lumines. The trippy psychedelic visuals and audio carry on the tradition of weird, wild, and addictive music games from the slightly off-kilter mind of the gaming genius.

Kinect: Xbox 360 Project Natal Gets a Name

Kinect: Xbox 360 Project Natal Gets a Name
I’m betting Microsoft is a little disappointed with USA Today, who let slip today that the name for what was previously known as Project Natal, will be released under the name “Kinect.”

Playstation Move Price and Release Date Move Into Focus

Playstation Move Price and Release Date Move Into Focus
Sony today took the wraps off of their new PlayStation Move controller system, their much-anticipated answer to the Nintendo Wii-mote and Microsoft’s Project Natal. The PlayStation Move is actually a set of motion controllers, sort of like the Wii-mote and Nunchuk.

Posimotion Helix: Get a Grip on Your iPhone

Posimotion Helix: Get a Grip on Your iPhone
This new add-on for the iPhone and iPod Touch gives your handheld extra gripping power for playing motion-controlled video games. The Batman logo-esque Posimotion Helix clips onto the back of your iPhone or iPod Touch, and adds large hand grips on either side of the device.

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