This Is How Last Generation Fighter Jet Helmets Work

I always thought that last generation fighter combat helmets—like the Eurofighter Typhoon's Head Equipment Assembly or the F-35 demon helmet—tracked the pilot's head position using gyroscopes. It turns out that they are more Kinect than Wiimote. » 7/30/10 4:20pm 7/30/10 4:20pm

Hands On With Power A's Mini Wiimote: 35% Smaller, But Probably 35%…

Power A, the people who made the Xbox 360-style controller for the PS3, just miniaturized the Wiimote and Nunchuk and are releasing it in one package. It's 35% smaller than the standard Wiimote, but actually feels more natural. » 6/16/10 10:19pm 6/16/10 10:19pm

Mental Math: The PlayStation Move Experience Is Going to Be Expensive

Sony barely mentioned pricing with their PlayStation Move motion controller, only noting that the combo pricing with PlayStation Eye and a game will cost less than $100. But by our back-of-the-envelope calculations, the experience is going to be really expensive. » 3/11/10 5:28pm 3/11/10 5:28pm

A Robotic Band With a Wiimote-Wielding Frontman

In what may be a precursor to the hippie/robot showdown we've always hoped for, musician Patrick Flanagan has founded Jazari, a three-piece robotic drum circle with some impressive grooves. If that's not fun enough, it's all controlled by two Wiimotes. » 2/20/10 10:00am 2/20/10 10:00am