Using a real slingshot to play Angry Birds. Talk about bringing it to the real world. This slingshot controller for the game looks helluva fun. Built around an mbed microcontroller, it translates the angle of the slingshot and the force on the elastic to mouse movements.
Pinching on the sling and pulling it back is exactly how its like in the game, like dragging your mouse cursor back. The slingshot was designed to replicate a mouse, and will only work with the PC version of the game for now. Video after the break.
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