Wii Balance Board as a real-time sensor with Linux

This post will walk you “how to make a working Bluetooth weight sensor + fast real-time graphical display with about 200 lines of Python code”.  You can code any Nintendo Wii-like video game for Ubuntu/Linux and the Nintendo Balance Board very easily. In short, with 10-15 minutes of work, you can use a Wii Balance Board as […]

This post will walk you “how to make a working Bluetooth weight sensor + fast real-time graphical display with about 200 lines of Python code”.  You can code any Nintendo Wii-like video game for Ubuntu/Linux and the Nintendo Balance Board very easily. In short, with 10-15 minutes of work, you can use a Wii Balance Board as a real-time sensor with Linux. Here’s a video demo:

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