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Offline xeoncat

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on: February 10, 2010, 03:10:15 PM
Greetings, I'm from Porto, Portugal and you guys are giving me a strong desire to build something out here.

Has anyone here tried using the Wiimote Project as a graphics tablet, very much like a Wacom Cintiq?

There's something I still don't understand, can't I use the wiimote to directly control the mouse and map the buttons to keys? Why is the pen necessary? Accuracy? (Yes, I never saw a Wii working)



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Reply #1 on: February 10, 2010, 05:05:47 PM
Hi,

You can take a look at this instructable which should be relevant with what you are looking for.

http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cintiq-Tablet-using-Wii-Remote/


You need the IR pen for tracking the cursor position. A secondary Wiimote can be used to map the keyboard and mouse actions.

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Reply #2 on: February 10, 2010, 06:12:58 PM
Thanks boonjin, that looks great and I am already sparkling with ideas!

While I don't get the funds for this project, I'll keep reading the forum ;D