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Operate Your Computer with Wii Controllers

Nintendo doesn't exactly advertise it, but the remotes for the Wii gaming console-including the balance board that comes with Wii Fit-have Bluetooth capabilities. That means you can connect your Wii peripherals to your computer to operate the media center hooked to your TV, play emulated games with a Nunchuk, Classic Controller, or even a Balance Board, and pretty much have them do anything you can do with a keyboard. Let's walk through linking up your Wii peripherals and putting them in control of your Mac, PC, or Linux box.

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ChickeyCantor3396d ago (Edited 3396d ago )

Just use WiinReMote...it works fine in windows.
It even supports IR right out of the box.
no scripting whatsover.

Although you will need a Sensor bar.

http://onakasuita.org/wii/i...
Downloads =)

I used this on my own TV, with a PC connected.
Works pretty awesome...just not in games =( you will need glovepie for that...but there could be more work to it.

(the video on that site only uses the acc. not the IR.)

Heldrasil3396d ago

I know this is a bit off topic, but one can also use Guitar Hero and Rock Band peripherals as programmable MIDI instruments on the PC.

Wii60Fan3395d ago

I already have a windows media center remote. It comes standard with a pc.