The Wiinstrument — First Accurate Wii Drum Kit Simulation (2008)

World's first desktop application that accurately simulates a drum set by swinging a set of Nintendo Wii controllers in the air.

The Wiinstrument is world's first desktop application that accurately simulates a drum set by swinging a set of Nintendo Wii controllers in the air.

It was mentioned in Make magazine, German de:bug magazine and on createdigitalmusic.com. computer music print magazine in UK shipped it on CD in a special edition called ‘The best free plugins ever!’.

I designed and implemented the main application and its OpenGL-based graphical user interface on MacOS X. Tobias Moebert later ported the application to Windows and Linux.

Used tech: C++ (Xcode, Visual C++, KDevelop), OpenGL, Bluetooth, MIDI, boost library, Gosu library