Laser Pong

Jason Chan (2002)
Laser Pong. CPSC 581 course deliverable (Saul Greenberg, Instructor), Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada, November.

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Abstract

Phidget Laser Pong is a two-player interactive game where competitors battle it out on their home or office ceilings. A fully customizable game area allows users to have the game span only one ceiling tile, or up to the whole room. Lasers represent the ball and the paddles, giving a unique twist to the arcade classic. At its heart, a combination of 5 laser pointers, 4 servo motors, a mirror and an interface kit with two slider controls work together to create this game. A servo motor controls each paddle's laser location, while two other servos control the XY-coordinate of the ball using a mirror. The sliders that control the paddle servos are hooked up to the interface kit.

Bibtex entry

@MISC { 2002-LaserPong-Chan-1.26,
AUTHOR = { Jason Chan },
TITLE = { Laser Pong },
HOWPUBLISHED = { CPSC 581 course deliverable (Saul Greenberg, Instructor), Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada },
YEAR = { 2002 },
MONTH = { November },
}