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March 26, 2008

Wii at the Cave

The News Gazette published an interesting article about how the CAVE at the Beckman Institute looked to replace a wireless handheld controller for navigating virtual rooms (cost $60,000) with a Wii-mote handheld controller (cost $40).

"The upshot is that people are now using Wii controllers to fly through a heart or a DNA molecule, spear fish and navigate a maze by dead reckoning or the environs of a nuclear power plant, which are among the programs the lab has working with the Wiimote to date."

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Posted by undergrad at March 26, 2008 11:44 AM

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