Gadgets · July 2, 2008 6

Transform your Wii Remote into a digital whiteboard, a multi-touch screen and more…

Here’s a cool video showing how inventor Johnny Chung Lee transforms the Nintendo Wii Remote – a $40 game accessory into a digital whiteboard, a multi-touch screen and a head mounted virtual reality gear. Johnny is a PhD Graduate student at the Human Computer Interaction Institute at the Carnegie Mellon University and his project was recently featured on TED.

I needn’t say more… the video speaks for itself. There’s just one word for it – breathtaking.

The software required to make this hack work can be freely downloaded from Johnny’s Projects homepage. And while I was digging up more information on Johnny Lee, I came across one more of his innovations… a foldable interactive display. Here you go…