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Wiimote Connected to iPhone Over Bluetooth [Video]

Wiimote Connected to iPhone Over Bluetooth [Video]

Posted August 5, 2009 at 4:49pm by iClarified
YouTube user mringwal has posted an iPhone WiiMote OpenGL-ES Demo demonstrating a bluetooth connection between the devices.

The video first shows the iPhone's AirPlane mode activated before starting an OpenGL-ES Demo. In the demo, the orientation of the virtual WiiMote is controlled by a physical WiiMote over a Bluetooth connection. For this demo, the the portable Bluetooth Stack from the BTstack project ( was used.

The OpenGL-ES code was based on the excellent tutorial by Simon Maurice ( Phone_OpenGL/Entries/2009/4/1_OpenGL_ES_ 06_-_Objects_in_3D.html). Thanks, this is my first OpenGL program.

This demonstration is particularly interesting for those who prefer physical gaming controls. The ability to interface with a variety of controllers could enhance the iPhone gaming experience.

[via Engadget]

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Kev - August 6, 2009 at 4:46am
Obvioulsy a fake, no BT icon on iPhone, and at the end the wii remote is not in perfect alignment with the iphone, but on the iPhone the alignment didnt change. Unless somebody can provide other info of course
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