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Wiimote Projects => Wiimote Desktop VR/Head Tracking => Topic started by: PixelPartner on March 25, 2008, 02:51:45 PM

Title: Building blocks for your head tracking and VR projects
Post by: PixelPartner on March 25, 2008, 02:51:45 PM
I just started an open hardware project as a building block for all sorts of head tracking related Wiimote projects:

It either uses up to 9 IR-LEDs mounted at the Wiimote-TFT-fitting pointing toward the users head and two to four reflective markers at the tracking gear.
Alternatively you can place two to four 5mm IR-LEDs in tight fitting holes in the tracking gear.

You can use the "kit 2" for monoscopic and stereoscopic (!) VR and gaming projects.

http://www.PixelPartner.de/openKMQ.htm (http://www.PixelPartner.de/openKMQ.htm) overview, images and DIY-downloads
http://openKMQ.BlogSpot.com (http://openKMQ.BlogSpot.com) latest news on the project

For monoscopic projects, you simply download the EPS/SVG layout files and take them with a sheet of PET-G plastics (250x250x1 mm) to a laser cutting service. The layouts are licensed under (CC) Creative Commons "Attributed" licence.

For stereoscopic projects, you also need the KMQ prism glasses or you can order the pre-cut-DIY-kit "kit 2".
To reduce shipping charges, I look for worldwide enthusiasts to join in providing these kits for your community.

(http://www.pixelpartner.de/images/kmqKit2_2.jpg)
(http://www.pixelpartner.de/images/kmqKit2_1.jpg)
(http://www.pixelpartner.de/images/kmqCage10.jpg)
(http://www.pixelpartner.de/images/kmqCage8.jpg)
(http://www.pixelpartner.de/images/wiiTrack3.jpg)
Title: Re: Building blocks for your head tracking and VR projects
Post by: PixelPartner on January 05, 2009, 01:36:01 AM
I want to update:
We now have a kit provider for sweden. Please contact: Anders Kjellberg akj [-at-] maxicap.se
Others with access to laser cutting are still invited to join as kit providers. Please also stand up - or spread the news ;D to support this idea.