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  1. for All Marjorie Jeansonne Magdalena Pumpalova Alberto Zacapa

  2. Agenda • Why is the Wii exciting? • A little bit of background • Possible new uses

  3. Most People Think the Wii Is … http://youtube.com/watch?v=p5cPVP_llfo

  4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qEotHQgUsg We Think the Wii Is…

  5. Thesis How can the innovative Wii technology be transferred from your gaming life to your business life?

  6. Wii Background • Introduced Nov 18, 2006 • Basics of Wii + Remote • Technology in remote that makes it work • Infrared • Console (Bluetooth) • Internal gyroscope

  7. Mouse Interactive presentation tool Put picture (give geography example) Whiteboard Regular interactive whiteboard ($1699-$4295) Industry booming New fad in education Use for geography, math, history etc. DIY WiiMote Projects

  8. Possible New Uses • Industry • Robotics Control • Education • Inexpensive Digital Whiteboard • Student Engagement • Business • Multimedia Presentations • Emerging Investment Opportunities

  9. Results • Affordability • Versatility • Dynamic • Opportunity

  10. Are you still interested?

  11. Questions?

  12. Appendix Johnny Chung Video http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/245

  13. Bibliography • Chen, Harry. "Learn Geography Through Wii." Harry Chen Thinks Aloud - on Technology, Business, Current Affairs and Everything Else. 6 Oct. 2007. 16 Apr. 2008 <http://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=2&view=js&name=js&ids=qk1v6dmibzrk>. • Electronic Whiteboards Warehouse. 24 Apr. 2008 <http://www.electronicwhiteboardswarehouse.com/?gclid=CPnqyqLk85ICFQPHPAodbSkPzw>. • Kopchak, Jeremy. "How the Wii™ Game Controller Works." X-Arcade. 16 Apr. 2008 <http://www.x-arcade.com/newsletter/Wii%20Dupe.shtml>. • Nack, John. "Wicked-Cool Wii+Flash-Powered Hologram-Thing." John Nack on Adobe. 19 Oct. 2007. 16 Apr. 2008 <http://blogs.adobe.com/jnack/2007/10/wickedcool_wiif.html>. • "Nintendo Wii Meets Apple Keynote – Making a Wish." Up Against IT? 18 Sept. 2007. 16 Apr. 2008 <http://thomasrothberghofer.wordpress.com/2007/09/18/nintendo-wii-meets-apple-keynote-%E2%80%93-making-a-wish/>. • Snyder, Sean. "Johnny Chung Lee Presents: Head Tracking Using Wii Remote." Design News. 28 Dec. 2007. 16 Apr. 2008 <http://www.designnews.com/blog/1780000378/post/1290019329.html>. • "Talks Johnny Lee: Creating Tech Marvels Out of a $40 Wii Remote." TED Ideas Worth Spreading. Apr. 2008. 16 Apr. 2008 <http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/245>.