Category Archives: Multipoint

Veracity Solutions Is MIX08 Show Off Winner

In our first entry to the annual MIX Show Off competition, we placed in the top three in a truly formidable competition. Here is the video that we submitted to the 2008 Show Off Competition: WPF_Wiimote_Show_offUploaded by matthiasshapiro There’s more video coverage of the floor demo by Veracity at http://visitmix.com/blogs/OpenSpace/Veracity-Solutions-Combines-WPF-and-Wii-motes/ Kudos to everyone who worked…

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WPF Wii Binding Properties: Infrared Data

This is an extension of my previous post, WPF Wiimote Library (Now With Project Files!), which has links to the WPF Wiimote Binding Library project files as well as some information vital to getting you started in connecting your application to the Wiimote. And now for the IR properties: The Wiimote can track up to 4…

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WPF Wiimote Library (Now With Project Files!)

Now that we’ve successfully demoed the Wiimote visualizer in the Open Space at MIX 08 and shown off what we can do at the Show Off event, I need to be a responsible blogger and put the project up… files and all. I have, with Brian Peek’s permission, packaged his managed library in here as…

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Wii + WPF = Multipoint UX

We’re at MIX08 in Las Vegas this week, and presenting in a few sessions.  If you’re here, come check out Matthias Shapiro and Galen Murdock’s Wii + WPF = Multipoint demo in Marcello 4403 on the 4th floor.  We’re in Open Space #3 from 11:30am-1:00pm.  Apparently our posting on the bulletin board has garnered quite a…

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The Trials and Travails of the Infrared Multipoint

OK, I’ve been waiting to post more on the Wii multipoint for a while, but I’m been waiting to get some kind of mobile infrared light system working. If you’ve watched Johnny Lee’s video, you would get the impression that it’s a 1-2-3 easy a cake thing to do.  You would be so wrong.  So,…

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WPF Wii Multi-Point Tutorials, Part 2: Writing a Code-less Wiimote Program

 OK, I hope no one is using my last post as an example of what you should be doing when interfacing the Wiimote with WPF. Because it was completely hack-tastic.  Instead, use my new WPF/Wii library. It uses the WPF INotifyPropertyChanged interface to act as an interface so that we can bind the Wiimote data…

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WPF Multi-Point Tutorials, Part 1.5: WPF Visualization of Wii Data

Download WPF Wii Data Visualizer (App only, 355K) Download WPF Wii Data Visualizer (Visual Studio 2008 Source, 676K) Warning: The project will not run if your Wii controller isn’t connected to your computer. Using the WPF Wii Data Visualizer (Video) OK, now that we’ve gotten our Wii Controllers all hooked up to our computers, it’s…

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WPF Multi-Point Tutorials, Part 1: Connecting the Wiimote Controller

OK, so I’ve taken note of multi-point WPF a couple times now (both times were in regards to Rick Barraza’s Cynergy demo) and I started noticing that people are really interested in this. So I decided to take some time to create a couple tutorials on creating multi-point interfaces in WPF. A point of note:…

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