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Allow Power Wheelchair Controls to Connect to the Accessibility Controller via Bluetooth or ECU

Most people with mobility impairments who use power wheelchairs have a controller that is easy for them to use. Their wheelchair controller! By switching from Drive Mode to one of the Environmental Control Unit modes, the player could utilize the controller of their wheelchair as one of the directional controls for the XAC.

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  • Daryl Faulkner commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I believe most wheelchairs connect via Bluetooth as mice, so some kind of mouse to joystick driver would have to be present also.

  • Ken commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I’m pretty sure the XAC doesn’t have Bluetooth built in. I could be wrong. It wouldn’t be a big deal to create a Bluetooth receiver type device with wired plugs to go to the ports on XAC. I’m going to look into this myself. It’s a great suggestion but it will be up to 3rd party developers to address this I’m afraid. Maybe future XAC versions will have it.

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