Nintendo’s Power Glove is a favorite among hackers looking for new uses for the decades-old peripheral. This latest project puts humanity in dominion over our quadcopter subordinates.
The Power Glove was the quirkiest little peripheral ever devised for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Although if found only limited use on that platform, modern day tinkers with access to cheap and simple microcontrollers can now turn these 25-year-old video game artifacts into futuristic wearables.
About a year ago we brought news of a Power Glove themed oven mitt that had anyone who grew up playing the NES excited to do some baking. But that version was made of heatproof fabric and while it looked convincing enough, it can't hold a candle—or a hot tray of cookies—to this amazingly detailed silicone Power Glove…
Touchpads? Meh. Touchscreens? Bleh. Powergloves? Oh hell yes. Unfortunately/Obviously no one is in the business of making powerglove pointer devices for your computer right now, but don't let that stop you from hacking together your own, you wonderful psycho.
There was a time when people were calling home virtual reality the wave of the future. Now most people just call it goofy and expensive. Here are 7 virtual reality technologies that didn't work, and never will.
Like the beloved Nintendo Power Glove, Peregrine is essentially a glove-shaped controller, though for the PC this time. It can recognize about 30 gestures (touching a finger to thumb, or finger to palm, for example) and recognize them as hotkeys.
Instructables has a great hack to turn an old Power Glove, that triumph of silliness, into an Arduino-controlled, Bluetooth-and-accelerometer-sporting modern peripheral.
We thought we were over looking at tattoos on the Internet. Then Kotaku posts this Power Glove masterpiece. We might have to say it...can't resist the cliché...but trying so hard...
Retro NES emulation gamers may want to make their play time more authentic with these USB NES Controllers. With USB versions of the standard NES controller, the Joystick, the PowerPad, the Four Score, and even the Power Glove, twenty and thirty-something hipsters will attempt to relive their childhood in all its 8-bit…