Author Topic: Are there any complete and up-to date instructions??  (Read 4879 times)

Offline grahamf

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on: January 24, 2012, 06:27:15 PM
I've been trying all day to figure out how the hell to point the wiimote at two IR light sources in order to navigate, and everything I can find conflicts, is incomplete, or links to instructions on sites that don't exsist!

I try connecting using the standard bluetooth setup, which says it works (but the lights keep flashing).

WiinRemote can't find it,
GlovePIE with Wii IR Mouse (LED Version) just flings the curser to the top left corner of the screen, making stopping the app;lication nearlyu impossible.
Even SmoothBoard 2 doesn't do anything except make the 1rst LED light up on the Wiimote

All I want to do is test The Wiimote's ability to be able to navigate Windows 8 on a television (windows 8 is in a VirtualBox machine on WIndows 7)
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Reply #1 on: January 24, 2012, 08:35:15 PM
I've been trying all day to figure out how the hell to point the wiimote at two IR light sources in order to navigate, and everything I can find conflicts, is incomplete, or links to instructions on sites that don't exsist!

I try connecting using the standard bluetooth setup, which says it works (but the lights keep flashing).

WiinRemote can't find it,
GlovePIE with Wii IR Mouse (LED Version) just flings the curser to the top left corner of the screen, making stopping the app;lication nearlyu impossible.
Even SmoothBoard 2 doesn't do anything except make the 1rst LED light up on the Wiimote

All I want to do is test The Wiimote's ability to be able to navigate Windows 8 on a television (windows 8 is in a VirtualBox machine on WIndows 7)

Hi,

If the first Blue LED on the Wiimote is lighted up, the Wiimote should have been successfully connected to the Smoothboard software.

You should be able to use your Wiimote with Smoothboard to control your computer by setting the software to Presenter mode.

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Reply #2 on: January 25, 2012, 12:36:31 AM
I've been trying all day to figure out how the hell to point the wiimote at two IR light sources in order to navigate, and everything I can find conflicts, is incomplete, or links to instructions on sites that don't exsist!

I try connecting using the standard bluetooth setup, which says it works (but the lights keep flashing).

WiinRemote can't find it,
GlovePIE with Wii IR Mouse (LED Version) just flings the curser to the top left corner of the screen, making stopping the app;lication nearlyu impossible.
Even SmoothBoard 2 doesn't do anything except make the 1rst LED light up on the Wiimote

All I want to do is test The Wiimote's ability to be able to navigate Windows 8 on a television (windows 8 is in a VirtualBox machine on WIndows 7)

Hi,

If the first Blue LED on the Wiimote is lighted up, the Wiimote should have been successfully connected to the Smoothboard software.

You should be able to use your Wiimote with Smoothboard to control your computer by setting the software to Presenter mode.

Regards,
Boon Jin

Yes, but nothing happened, and it gave an error of not connecting. the IR display window didn't show anything at all.

my understanding is that Smoothboard requires an IR pen, which is a bit different then using the wiimote like a laser pointer. For this concept to work, I want to be able to control the screen while sitting down 10 feet away

*checks*

9 feet away.



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Reply #3 on: January 25, 2012, 02:55:11 AM
Are you using SmoothConnect for connecting the Wiimote?
If yes, you may want to check what is the device name detected in Windows under Bluetooth devices.

Smoothboard has a Presenter mode feature where you are able to use the Wiimote like a wireless presenter to control the computer from away from the screen.

You can also use a stationary IR Source placed at the screen, to control the cursor with the Wiimote.

Regards,

Boon Jin

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Reply #4 on: March 09, 2012, 02:50:32 AM
Are you using SmoothConnect for connecting the Wiimote?
If yes, you may want to check what is the device name detected in Windows under Bluetooth devices.

Smoothboard has a Presenter mode feature where you are able to use the Wiimote like a wireless presenter to control the computer from away from the screen.

You can also use a stationary IR Source placed at the screen, to control the cursor with the Wiimote.

Regards,

Boon Jin


It seems a  little complex..I will go back home and study how to control it