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wii remote controls roomba

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2006 2:31 pm
by Michael Kaudze
hey guys,

Heres a new one for ya! Source code included. Use a Nintendo Wii remote to control your Roomba.

http://spazout.com/roomba/

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2006 3:23 pm
by Chris Smith
Does it fly out of your hand though?

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2006 4:42 pm
by JPKNHTP
-JPKNHTP

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:30 am
by hp
Ingenious. It would be much cooler if the guy wrote his own software to actually interface the roomba straight to the wiimote. While this would require external hardware, the use of a computer to connect the roomba to the remote is kind of unsatisfying, at least for me.

Still pretty cool though.