The iPad is finally out – one feature that might caught your attention is the built-in accelerometer and the ability to control a game by tilting the device. But it turns out you can do same thing on your laptop. Read on to find out how.
I have received some feedback from my readers regarding my first usb gamepad project , so for the past few weeks I was working on a new imrpoved design. There are plenty of new improvements that I hope will address many of your requests. The new device supports a wide range of gyroscopes and accelerometers that can be configured using Configuration Utility for Windows. Have a look at this article as it features new suggested schematics as well as a full feature log. Firmware and configuration utility are free to download for private use.
Schematics and code for construction of an accelerometer controlled USB gamepad based on a Microchip PIC microcontroller.