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Extending Nintendo Wii

Johnny Lee, a human computer interaction student has released a series of videos demonstrating alternative uses for the Nintendo Wii gaming console. At this stage, Johnny has released videos showcasing:

  • Minority Report style hand gestures to control your computer
  • low cost interactive white boards
  • head tracking for desktop virtual reality displays

The cool factor of the videos has certainly caught the eyes of a lot of people as Johnny is reporting the 30 days following his initial video has seen over half a million unique visitors into the site and coverage from half a dozen of the top technology sites on the net.

Also, for those that care the videos above are accompanied by their respective .NET code samples.