At the 2009 E3 Game Convention, both Microsoft and Sony showed off devices that incorporate the motion sensing technology that has made the Wii the breakaway leader of this console generation. While Microsoft has had more than a couple of game developers talking up their Natal technology, Sony’s motion detection work has kept a low profile. Fortunately there are always creative and talented fans ready to fill the information gap!
PS3Maven has highlighted some cool concept work by , who shows how a split-controller design could integrate both motion control and traditional controller design in an elegant way. The first image above shows the ‘wand’ configuration, but with a special bridging connector you can switch back to a standard controller configuration as shown below. I’m not sure what Sony is cooking up, but I hope they look at Miguel’s work for inspiration!