A Whole New Meaning To The Term Shovelware
Posted by Damien McFerran
Bet you didn't know your Wiimote could handle such power
What do you get if you mix 15 tonnes of steel, 200 bar of hydraulic pressure and a Wiimote?
The answer: a totally awesome industrial grappler.
The chaps behind these two grapplers - which use a control system written in Python software language - have tinkered around with them so that you can operate them using a Wiimote.
Check out the results: