Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Geek Makes Smartboard/Tablet out of a Wiimote and a Crayola Pen

Build Your Own Smartboard!

First: Check the price of Smart Boards. Ouch!
Second: Consider the alternatives. Do some research.
Third: Borrow a Wiimote from your friend Caroline.
Fourth: Buy the parts from your local Radio Shack for $15.
Fifth: Build an IR LED Pen out of a Crayola Marker! (note: soldering's a bugger!)
Sixth: Download Open Source Whiteboard Software from
Seventh: Download the free software "Zoomit" from Microsoft.