Virtual Room scene with the Wii Remote/Motion Plus

Undertaken as the research project/dissertation for my MSc in Computer Games Systems degree (2009). The project explores the use of the Nintendo Wii Remote and the Motion Plus extension in a virtual scene. The controller is used to simulate manipulation and placement of objects residing in a virtual room scene. More information can be found in the dissertation document.
In a nutshell:

  • Windows application in C++
  • Uses the OGRE 3D graphics rendering engine
  • Uses the ODE physics engine for a more realistic simulation of the virtual room
  • Uses the WiiYourself! connectivity library
  • Treatment of the raw data received from the controller using the Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) low pass filter
  • Two modes of interaction (direct mapping of the object to the controller position/orientation and use of the controller as a "bat" to push/hit other objects)
  • GUI to assist user interaction

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