Control the Wii with your fingertips

We love nothing more than walking down the street and pointing at random objects, figuring we are nurturing our inherent telekinetic powers and that one day the neighbor's dog will be lifted three meters into the air. In the interim, we need help practicing our finger-pointing accuracy.

Using the above video as tutorial, you can turn use a Nintendo Wii remote for making a finger-controlled interface à la the film Minority Report (and you thought Tom Cruise was using thetans to control the monitor ...). All you need is an array of infrared LEDs and some reflective tape. Remember, the Wii remote is a bluetooth device so you should be able to apply this method for any computer interface. Now to figure out how to simulate a mouse click ...

[Via Hackaday; thanks, Phillip]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.