Wiimotes have been hacked to perform tons of actions never originally intended for the device. Anything from remotely accessing your PC to controlling RC cars can be done with this amazingly functional device. Patrick Flanagan’s Jazari project goes above and beyond most of the others. Using a pair of Wiimotes, some robotic parts, and intelligent software, this guy is a better percussionist than most of us non-musicians will ever be [via Engadget]:

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Controlling most Wii games involves jumping and waving your arms like crazy, anyway — you might as well make some sweet music while simulating someone directing air traffic. Flanagan explains how it’s done in a video after the break.


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