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Do It Yourself “DIY questions the supposed uniqueness of the expert's skills, and promotes the ability of the ordinary person to learn to do more than he or she thought was possible.”
Project #1 Interactive Whiteboard using a Wii Remote
How it works? Project #1 Interactive Whiteboard using a Wii Remote Wii Remote Projector Wii Remote Bluetooth Conection (to communicate with your computer) Wii Remote InfraRed Receiver Projected Screen
Wii Remote – U$40,00 InfraRed Light Pen – Less than U$1 Bluetooth USB Adaptor – U$7 Download freeware drivers and software What do you need? Project #1 Interactive Whiteboard using a Wii Remote
How to Build a IR Light Pen Project #1 Interactive Whiteboard using a Wii Remote Check out our final result!
Softwares used Project #1 Interactive Whiteboard using a Wii Remote Kindlelab: an alternative to notebook software Smoothboard: the driver and orientantion for the light pen
Alternative Technologies Diffused Illumination Laser Light Plane
Project usages Interactive Whiteboard Same as commercial versions of interactive whiteboards such as SmartBoard, HetchBoard, Promethean, etc. Multi-touch Tablet A new approach to Introduce ICT to young children with interactive and touchable resources.
Pros and Cons Strong points Strong points Low cost Easy to build Large online community Weak points Supportless software Still being developed D.I.Y. Projects
Good reference sites D.I.Y http://www.instructables.com/ http://www.instructables.com/ http://makezine.com/ http://makezine.com/ http://www.wikihow.com/ http://www.wikihow.com http://www.doityourself.com/ http://www.doityourself.com/ About the Projects http://www.wiimoteproject.com/ http://www.wiimoteproject.com/ http://nuigroup.com/ http://nuigroup.com/
Credits Check out now and then our progress and feel free to contact us anytime! Roberto Del Cistia – email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Felipe Bordalo - email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Murillo Neder - email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Jorge Luiz Santos - email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Izabel Duarte http://tbsprojects.blogspot.com/ http://tbsprojects.blogspot.com/ (under construction) (under construction)