[mythtv-users] Wiimote + MythTV
come se fosse antani
antani at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 17:52:47 UTC 2007
On 3/29/07, Willy Boyd <willyboyd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/29/07, come se fosse antani <antani at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/29/07, Chris Elston <celston at katalix.com> wrote:
> > > > > > but... how can we solve the lack of buttons on the wiimote?
> > > > >
> > > > > Gesture based interface, anyone? :-)
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > actually implemented in myth?
> > > > If I have no "channel_N" button, e.g., how can I switch to the 5th
> > > > channel with a wiimote??
> > >
> > > N.B.: none of this is implemented anywhere, I'm just thinking out loud
> > > here.
> > sob :(
> > >
> > > But you could point the wiimote at the screen, hold down the 'A'
> > > button and draw a 5 on the display. This is similar to an interface in
> > > Rayman Raving Rabbids (Wii game), where you must trace the outline of an
> > > object onscreen. The wiimote is certainly capable of the accuracy
> > > required.
> > >
> > > Whether this would be a good interface or not is another matter...
> > I don't know if that can be useful for an htpc; my point is that (for
> > example, in order to to 5th channel) I can press the "channel" button
> > which pop up an OSD with the ten buttons (0-9) and then I can select
> > the desired channel.
> > Or simply, using the "Browse View" with the channel up down buttons
> > and then confirm the selected channel.'
> Personally I think the best use for the wiimote would be using it like
> a mouse, which to my knowledge is already working under linux, but not
> having bluetooth on my htpc I can't confirm.
> I say a mouse, because it makes things like surfing the web or
> managing playlists of thousands of songs, much easier. Of course,
> there is already the Wii Browser for the web, and I just got used to
> not using MythMusic anymore since my collection is too big to be
> usable with a remote. I now use musicpd and a web frontend via my
and actually is the mouse supported from myth?
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