Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Other links about wiimote devs - July 2012

[english version]
This will always be an ongoing growing list of links of docs and videos, found all around the web and dealing with wiimote-based developments (unfortunately with annual maintenance, sorry) :

1. 3D, tracking and Motion Gesture

- Multi-Camera 3D Tracking System (Lang. Eng.) (2011) Semester project
J.M. Comellas Goberna, EPFL biorobotics laboratory, Europe(Switzerland)
- 6D Motion Gesture Database (Lang. Eng.)(2012) [PDF]
M. Chen, G. AlRegib, B.-H. Juang,
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

- Headtracking en el espectro infrarojo utilizando el nintendo wii remote (Lang. Spanish) (2009) 
M. J. Ubilla Carvajal, Escuela de Ingeneria, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
- Intuitive Teleoperation of an Intelligent Robotic System Using Low-Cost 6-DOF Motion Capture (Lang. Eng.)(Thesis - 2011) [PDF]
J. Gagné, University of Waterloo, Canada

(This video, shows the first test of the Hokuyo URG-04-LX range finder program, using a wii mote to measure angles and generate a 3D points map.)

- A “Smart” Motion Sensor for Navigated Surgery (Lang. Engl.) (Poster)
G. C. Claasen, P. Martin, Centre Automatique et Systemes, Mines ParisTech, Europe (France)
F. Picard, Department of Orthopaedics, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Europe (UK)

2.  Immersive Environments and Training

- Immersive Virtual Mine (Lang. Eng.) (2009)
L. Soares, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
R. Varela, R. Bastos, N. Carvalho, Institute of Management, Social Sciences and Technology, Europe(Portugal)
F. Pires, M. S. Dias, Microsoft Language Development Center, Europe(Portugal)

- Low-Cost, High-Fidelity Virtual Landmine Detection Training System (Lang. Eng.)
W. Zhu, M. C. Leu, H. He, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
X. F. Liu, Department of Computer Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
R. Kotikalapudi, S. Surisetty, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University, USA
J. D. Plunkett, G. Pierson, Advanced Military Equipment, USA
B. M. Davis,
Army Research Laboratory, USA

3. Bioscience

- Rotation-Invariant Detection of 2D-Gestures using 3D-accelerometers (Lang. Eng.) (2011) [source]
T. Croonenborghs , P. Karsmakers, K.H.Kempen
University College, Biosciences and Technology Department, Europe(Belgium)

- Using the Wiimote as a sensor in water research (Lang. Eng.) (2010)
Hut, R. W., S. V. Weijs, and W. M. J. Luxemburg, Delft University, Europe(Netherlands)
- Effects of Travel Technique and Gender on a Divided Attention Task in a Virtual Environment (Lang. Eng.) (2010)
E. A. Suma, S. L. Finkelstein, S. Clark, P. Goolkasian, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
L. F. Hodges, Clemson University, USA

4. Learning and developing new applications

- Wii4dida e WiiLD: Sperimentazione didattica su larga scala per una lavagna digitale aperta (Lang. Italian) (2011) [PDF2]
B. Bosetti, Dipartimento d’Ingegneria e di Scienze dell’Informazione dell’Università degli Studi di Trento, Europe(Italy)
E. Nanni, USR Umbria, Europe(Italy)
P. Pilolli, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Europe(Italy)
M. Ruffoni; CFP I.A. Enaip di Arco, Europe(Italy)

- Rapport d'activité Centre de Recherche en Informatique  2011 (Lang. French)
Mines-Paritech, Europe (France)
- Cal Climber Part IV Model-Based Hill Climb in Statechart (Lang. Eng.) (Part of the practise exam - 2011)
J. C. Jensen, T. N. Tran (National Instruments)
University of California, Berkeley, USA

- Measuring g forces with a WiiMote - GiiForce (Lang. German)
(Video below)

[GiiForce - Youtube's video from vortex3k]

- Matlab/Scilab Elements of Practice courses (Lang. French) (2010) (user manual)
P. Bonnet, University of Lille, Europe (France)
- wiiiuse library is now maintained on GitHub by R. Pavlik


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