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+ - Python + Motion detection = Fweemote

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jedie writes "After reading about different Wiimote hacks on Slashdot I decided to make a video with some demos of my motion detection library. You can watch the video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGImvHEtUpE There's a link to the sourcecode (GPL) as well but the demo is win32 only
It's basically a webcam & some software in python to track LED's (preferrably IR's). In the demo video you see the software (albeit badly because of the webcam's IR filter being removed) tracking 2 different color LED's so multiplayer is possible. The software can track multiple points easily and when combined with IR-LED's its easy to simulate one Wiimote (ie. calculateing the distance + angle between two IR-leds to determine where the remote is relatively to the webcam). I want the code to get some publicity becauseI don't have time to work on it (dissertation blabla) but I don't want the code (however messy it is) to go to waste."
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Python + Motion detection = Fweemote

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