This section is the build log for a full size Virtual Pinball cabinet, with haptic feedback and physics input.

The cabinet is made of 3/4″ birch, for tactile feedback sonic transducers are used to add vibration to the wood from 4 locations for realistic physical haptic feedback. An accelerometer takes cabinet shake and adds it to the ball physics. Four HD LCD screens allow the player to select a number of pinball simulations.

Project goals: Pinball Simulator

How did I get here, back in the pinball game? We were at a family wedding. Rehearsal dinner, the night…

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