| Assistive Devices|
Release status: beta [box doku]
|Description||Using an Accelerometer as a mouse|
- 1 Installation & construction - Accelerometer MMA7660 or similar
- 1.1 Overview
- 1.2 BOM and expected costs
- 1.3 Computer requirements
- 1.4 Software Installation
- 1.5 Hardware build and installation
- 1.6 Connecting to computer
- 1.7 First time setup - configuration
- 1.8 Ideas
- 1.9 Extensions
- 1.10 Help wanted
Installation & construction - Accelerometer MMA7660 or similar
This page describes everything required, how to connect and configure and if known, how to construct.
This should help you to customise this solution to meet individual needs.
Accelerometer (MMA7660 or similar) controls mouse movements and buttons
Control with: hand, wrist, finger, foot Actions: Point, twist/rotate/tilt, move, jerk, tap/bump Buttons: require software implementation (hardware buttons can be added) Computer control:
BOM and expected costs
BOM = Bill of Materials = everything required for this solution.
- BOM TABLE HERE**
Hardware required Accelerometer MMA7660 or similar. Teensy++ 2 or similar - device that appears as USB HID mouse
Note that the costs do not include cost of computer, or any shipping costs.
Need a computer with a supported operating system from the list below and any listed hardware features.
= NOT TABLE ... linked direct to each from main summary table!!! = Software Download = link/s
for each o/s version
discuss each distribution (base distro &/or gui)?
XP Vista Windows 7 Windows 8 +++ any sub-ver - eg home, prof AND any service pack info ???? get table of ALL from wikipedia or somewhere
= description +++ configuration & basic use
Hardware build and installation
DIY - make it - description..... - eg PCB, BOM (with ~$US - typical range of $ AND RMB if bought in China!!!), schematic, .....
Connecting to computer
= how to connect, PCB, ...... Connections - you do not have to use a Grove style board, or the same wire wire colours. I2C - Teensy++ 2 ** Using GROVE CABLE - eg for MMA7660
+5v - White Gnd - Red SCL Pin 0 (D0) Black SDA Pin 1 (D1) Yellow