Re: Wolfram Research 2+12 degree-of-freedom gamepad?
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- Subject: [mg76527] Re: Wolfram Research 2+12 degree-of-freedom gamepad?
- From: ragfield <ragfield at gmail.com>
- Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 05:35:34 -0400 (EDT)
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On May 22, 1:06 am, Szabolcs <szhor... at gmail.com> wrote: > Murray Eisenberg wrote: > > Mathematica 6.0 allows input via a gamepad/controller, and the 6.0 docs > > mention the "Wolfram Research 2+12 degree-of-freedom gamepad." > > > Does anybody have information about that gamepad? > > But what is the controller interface really good for? I cannot imagine a > _Mathematica_ application where a gamepad would provide a real advantage > over a simple mouse. A mouse has 2 degrees of freedom. With a gamepad you can easily control 4, 6, 8 degrees of freedom. It's really quite nice. We were all a bit skeptical until we actually tried it. The fact that it just works automatically with any Manipulate output makes it even better. -Rob