Tagged ‘midi‘

Wiimote to midi – MAC / LINUX versions

I keep receiving email asking for a wiimote to midi script for Mac.. Unfortunately I don’t use Macs (they are really nice, but too expensive..) so I can’t really help or develop anything for Apple addicts..

But here’s a compilation of the existing tools you can find online to use your Wii controler as a midi device on your Macintosh:

WiiToMidi allows you to convert signals from a Nintendo Wii controller to MIDI signals. Read more →

Mapping festival

Probably the best “visual festival” ever…


The team behind the VJ Software “Modul8” organised in Geneva the third edition of Mapping,  their audio-visual festival: a great audio lineup (including the amazings Birdy Nam Nam) and a very dense program, with exhibition, VJ sets, talks and workshops. Read more →

Wiimote to MIDI – Video

A short Video demo of me VJing with a wiimote.

Complete tutorial and sources available here: Read more →

Wiimote to MIDI – English version

Following a large amount of emails I received, I decided to translate in english my recent post dedicated to the new Nintendo’s toy . Released in December 2006, the last console of the Japanese brand, the Wii, claims to be revolutionary by its new user interface, the Wiimote (hydrid of gamepad, remote control and movements sensor ), which completely changes the manner of playing by putting at contribution the player, who can from now interact more naturaly with the game, rather than simply press buttons. Read more →

Wiimote to MIDI

Un Post dédié au nouveau “jouet” de Nintendo.. Sortie en décembre 2006, la dernière console de la marque Nippone, la Wii, se veut révolutionnaire par sa nouvelle interface utilisateur, la Wiimote (un hydride de gamepad, de télécommande et de capteur de mouvements), qui change complètement la manière de jouer en mettant à contribution le joueur, qui peut désormais “mimer” les actions (tennis, combats..) plutôt que de simplement presser des boutons. Read more →

Arkaos – midi detector – English Version

A special Post dedicated to Arkaos users who works with MIDI.

This very useful protocol, lets you control your visuals (launch clips, effects parameters..) otherwise than using your mouse and computer keyboard (default devices), and allows the use of any MIDI controller (keyboard, knobs and faders devices, but also theremyn, midi violin, midi glove, even your Wiimote) to pilot Arkaos. Read more →