Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
> Using the PlayStation 3 controller in Bluetooth mode with Linux
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | The six-degrees-of-freedom mechanical arrangement in the video is
> | known as a "parallel manipulator" or "parallel kinematic chains".
> | The six R/C servos are connected to a Gumstix board with built-in
> | Bluetooth module. Inertial measurements from the SIXAXIS are
> | received through a raw PF_BLUETOOTH socket (not through the
> | joystick API, due to HID descriptor issues). Heuristics
> | explicitly discriminate between two types of motion (rotation
> | or translation).
What a fascinating application of divergent technologies. I really like
to see people coming up with these genuinely novel ideas.
That's two this week! Here's the other one:
> The innovation resides in the Linux world.
| I found [Vista] to be a dangerously unstable operating system,
| which has caused me to lose data ... unfortunately this product
| is unfit for any user. - [H]ardOCP, <http://tinyurl.com/3bpfs2>
Fedora Core release 5 (Bordeaux) on sky, running kernel 2.6.20-1.2312.fc5
08:16:39 up 13 days, 5:48, 3 users, load average: 0.67, 0.56, 0.55