Fun & Games Robotics

Although this is this maker’s first attempt at Roomba hacking, we applaud the fact that he is attempting to make his Roomba less robotic, and more manual. By connecting up a Wiimote to his Roomba, he has built the world’s first “Wiimba” and has basically changed the entire automated system into an old fashioned vacuum cleaner of sorts.

Wiimote+Roomba=Wiimba

2 thoughts on “Wiimba combines robotics with Wii hacking

  1. “The roomba had taken a joyful cleaning time from me, but finally I can get it back.”
    Hahahahaa!! awesome!

    It looks like a vacuum with an invisible handle.
    It would be cool if could be more sensitive to your movement. Right now, the invisible handle looks like it is made of rubber or a spring.
    It would be even cooler if the invisible handle was stiffer.
    Nice work!

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