AS3 + IPAC + Swana JLF-H5 Joystick

Back in 2007 I saw a talk by Craig Swann at Flash on the Beach about using an array of different house hold electrical objects (switches, keys and even wind chimes) to interact with Flash through an I-PAC USB keyboard encoder. I remember at the time thinking, woah, that looks complicated. However I recently bought myself an I-PAC and to my pleasant surprise it’s incredibly easy. It also gives me an excuse to go around hardware shops and buy all sorts of crap to hook up to my Flash Applications.

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