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Offline Kriztov

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on: January 17, 2009, 09:23:21 PM
Hi my name is Chris Campbell, I'm 24 and from England.

I used to study artificial intelligence at Sussex, before switching to scriptwriting for television. I also run the main forum for freestyle nunchaku, the manipulation of nunchaku in creative ways (that's real nunchaku, not the wii controller).

I heard about the Wiimote Project some months ago, but only recently did it's full implications click.

I was wondering how far it'd advanced, and how long it might be until I could attach infra-red markers to real nunchaku and have a computer follow all the details of how I manipulate them.

Is there any word yet on when the 3D tracking may be available?

I've not had a chance to have a look around yet, just registered and came to say hi. I'm sure there's loads of interesting ideas here...

- Chris / Kriztov

Offline Wiweeyum

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Reply #1 on: January 18, 2009, 04:43:01 AM
I'm not sure how well it would work due to the speed you'd be swinging those guys around, but here's a video of a fella that created a 3D tracking thing with four leds. If two wiimotes were set up to view different angles, then you would be able to track all three axis. Check it out.

~"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction."~
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