InvenSense, the creators of the tech inside MotionPlus, are selling just that for $40. Problem for Nintendo is anyone can buy the chipset, including rivals Sony and Microsoft, right from InvenSense's website.
wow what if Sony or Microsoft got their hands on this?
even if someone else bought them they would still get the motion plus out nothing would change just the owner would anyways uhh i forgot what i was gonna say oh would make sense if nintendo bought em if this is true that is
it will be interesting to see what happens though.......but i will say its crazy how anyone can buy this tech off the internet. Some creative people might find fun things to do with this.
Actually i really dont care about Sony and Microsoft buying these what i care about more is i really really hope motion plus is cheaper than $40. If its over $30 im not getting it for awhile.
Why would sony need this? Sixaxis already has six axis.
a gyroscope is way more accurate than the accelerometers that are used in the sixaxis. An accelerometer is no match for a gyroscope when talking about rotation movements.
Great article. Thanks for letting me know.
...Irony? Anyway, really looking forward to what Nintendo decides to do with this on the Wii, very exciting stuff personally. http://www.youtube.com/watc...
yea ive seen this tech demo an is exactly why im excited over for motionplus.
They have their own projects they are working on. MS hasn't released anything yet, but Sony's 3rd party company had a tech demo for their "PS3mote". http://www.ps3news.com/Play... Also, I sure hope its less than $40. It would be kind of ridiculous to charge that much for the Wii M+. While I understand they need to make a profit, they are already making the most profit. Not only by over pricing the Wii itself (at a bloody 250USD) but also with all the peripherals. $20 is what the price SHOULD be.
WOW $40 sounds like a lot but I'm sure nintendo's wii resort will help make up for it. The thing works great. I'm not really concerned with MS and sony using this because it is not consider high tech enough to them. They need things that they can just add that will make their games look better. Adding another controls would not be well received to the HD developers. The reasoning being the HD developer don't like motion because they feel it can not help out their FPS games.
40 bucks and 4 controller..........sh!t
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