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Surfing Google Earth On the Wii Fit

Surfing Google Earth On the Wii Fit
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Joel Horowitz
  • 18 february 2009

Two German artificial intelligence researchers have developed a hack for the Wii Fit that allows them to surf Google Earth terrain. While the Wii Fit has already demonstrated another capability in the internet-assisted health care realm, the hack gives it a fun new use by taking advantage of the boards 4 ‘wobbling’ sensors, converting them into steering and throttle, allowing the user to cruise over the satellite mapped ground like famed Marvel comic hero Silver Surfer.

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