Saturday, 10 March 2012

A real slingshot to play Angry Birds

Are you the Angry Birds enthusiasts, this concern you! If you, make the birds angry about all those damn green pigs with a slingshot virtual fun, then do it with a real slingshot in hand can only make the game more interesting.

It is now possible to play Angry Birds with a real wooden slingshot. That sounds like a new revolution for this game popular. This one has a certain Simon Ford. The man made
​​a catapult that can be used as game controller.
To achieve this, he fitted a slingshot quite ordinary electronic components as well as an accelerometer and sensor. The accelerometer is installed on the handle while the sensor is located on the elastic. They calculate respectively the inclination of the slingshot and the voltage applied to the elastic. This game controller unique is connected to the computer via a USB cable.

For those who want to build their own catapult interactive, materials required and the various instructions are available on mbed.

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