Turning A Smartphone Into A Wireless Mouse

“The last time we saw Ben Wu, he was busy hammering away at Quantum Phantom — a prototype program that allows users to manipulate their desktops with a simple webcam.

Now, the engineer has expanded the concept to smartphones, as well, with a system that effectively turns any camera-equipped handset into a wireless mouse.

To achieve this, Wu hooked up his Android phone to his PC via WiFi and used the IP Webcam app to create a video stream server.”

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