0

March 31, 2017 AT 8:00 am

Using a Real Car and a Raspberry Pi as a Mario Kart 64 Controller #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

via Raspberry Pi Pod

Self-described “avid hacker” Adam Ringwood has taken realism to new heights by connecting his real car up to a game of Mario Kart 64, running on a laptop. The reading of OBD-II telemetry data from the car’s onboard computer is done by a Raspberry Pi and a PiCAN2 add-on board. The readings are processed and converted into control signals by the Pi and then transmitted to the laptop. The steering wheel controls the steering of the Kart whilst other events, for example from windshield wipers, headlights, brakes control other aspects of the game such as the ‘jump’ command.

Read more


3055 06Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!


Check out all the Circuit Playground Episodes! Our new kid’s show and subscribe!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground”Adafruit’s Apps!


Maker Business — Transforming Today’s Bad Jobs into Tomorrow’s Good Jobs

Wearables — Brushing it clean

Electronics — Electrolytic Limitations

Biohacking — High Power Density Human Sweat Battery

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.