TTCS tech meeting on Wednesday 27 April 2011 from 6pm – Wii Remote Whiteboard

The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society (TTCS) will be having a tech meeting on Wednesday April 27 2011 from 6pm to 9pm at Engineering Consultants, at 112A Edward Street, Port of Spain (corner of Oxford and Edward streets).

At this meeting, we will be attempting to update the Nintendo Wii Remote Interactive WhiteBoard setup that we demonstrated in 2008. In 2008, the TTCS had a tech meeting to 
to try Johnny Chung Lee's project "Low-Cost Multi-point Interactive Whiteboards Using the Nintendo Wii Wiimote". Visit Johnny Lee's website at for more details.

This TTCS meeting was recorded and is on YouTube in three videos:
  • Part I (this video) is a presentation by Mike Tikasingh showing how the infra-red pens were made – 
  • Part II is a presentation by Paul Worswick showing how the Nintendo Wii Remote was connected to a Windows PC wirelessly using Bluetooth. He then showed how to use the infra-red pen to turn a computer screen projected on a wall to create a interactive whiteboard. 
  • Part III shows the practical use of the infra-red pen and the Wiimote to create a interactive whiteboard from the computer screen projected on a wall and then on a computer screen projected on a table. 

There is a possibility that we may be asked to setup a demo of such a project within the next two weeks (hence the sudden announcement of this meeting) so we are attempting to test how to repeat the setup but with using two Wii Remotes instead on one for better tracking and to test on both Windows and Mac machines.

Anyone interested in attending this meeting is welcome to do so. Please email us at admin at if you are attending.