Military adapting Wii controller for combat
CNN’s Chris Lawrence reported that military contractors are planning to use a popular video game controller to control combat robots.
The Discovery Channel reported:
“Using the controller from the popular Nintendo Wii gaming system (the “Wiimote”) scientists from the Idaho National Laboratory, working with engineers from the U.S. Army, Foster-Miller, and iRobot, are developing novel ways to control military robots.”
This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Dec. 26, 2008.