Bangin' on some air drums with the Wiimote

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David Hinkle
December 7, 2006 1:55 PM
Bangin' on some air drums with the Wiimote

While most folks have been using the Wiimote for playing games on their Wii, as well as some others hacking the console itself and hooking up the Wiimote to a PC, no use for the Wiimote has been so far out of the box as to live in a different country alltogether, perhaps making a living as a cobbler. Well, that has changed and the cobbler has been presented in the form of an air drumming hack (boringly enough, for the PC).

The program converts Wiimote motions into keyboard notes, which are then, by way of another program, changed into drum sounds. While the whole thing could be considered quite the painful ordeal, installing and opening multiple programs, etc., credit is due for such an effort. Could we soon see an entire air band hack used and filmed on You Tube?

Video of it in motion is embedded into the post, past the jump.

[Via Joystiq]

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