Transform Your Wii Balance Board into a Digital Scale
Summary of my bookmarked Github repositories from Jul 31st, 2017
Wii-Scale is a software that transforms your Wii Balance Board into a digital scale. By connecting it to your computer, you can easily monitor your weight in real-time through a user-friendly web interface. The program supports multiple users and keeps track of their weight history. Wii-Scale is compatible with Linux and Raspberry Pi and utilizes C++, node.js, and AngularJS, communicating via WebSocket protocol. To use it, pair your balance board with your computer, follow the on-screen instructions, and enjoy accurate weight measurements within 3 seconds. Detailed installation guides are available for Ubuntu and Raspberry Pi users.
"Wii" is a Node.js library that offers asynchronous native bindings to the libcwiid C API. It enables developers to connect and interact with a WiiMote controller, supporting features such as rumble, LED control, IR data retrieval, and more. However, it's important to note that this library is only compatible with Node.js 0.10.x. The project has seen contributions from several developers and has undergone updates, adding support for peripherals like the Nunchuk, classic controller, balance board, and motion plus. The release history highlights various improvements and fixes. If interested, users are encouraged to contribute, report issues, or provide patches.