Fun & Games Robotics

The Balance board blog has a lot of resources and links about Nintendo’s new Balance Board for the Wii, and of course there are some interesting hacks already… like this one, controlling a robot.

Wii Fit and We Ski might be the only two official uses for the Wii Balance Board, but clever tech-heads are using its powers in lots of interesting ways – the latest a Spanish bloke using the accessory to control a robot.

It looks as if Juan González is serious about his work, and plans to expand on his first innovation. Check him moving the Skybot forward, backward, left and right here:

The Balance Board has already been used to surf Google Earth, control the PC version of Need for Speed ProStreet, and explore the World of Warcraft.


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