The PlayStation Move Could Become A PC Peripheral

Sony's Playstation Move is a high tech motion controller of the highest order that uses Bluetooth to connect to the PS3. You know what else uses Bluetooth? Computers. Apparently Sony have realised this and are planning to officially open up the controller to allow PC compatibility.

The project is called Move Server, and is a Sony-sponsored session at this year's Game Developer Conference. Details are scarce, but our brothers over at Kotaku have discovered the description for the session:

“This talk will bring developers up to speed on developing for the PlayStation Move controller. We will cover developing for the new PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter accessory. We will discuss the new Move Server project that will make it possible for academics and hobbyists to develop software using the PlayStation Move controller on their own PCs.”

Given how much attention has been given to both the Wiimote hacks and the Kinect hacks that connect those controllers to the PC, officially supporting the move (pun intended) would help Sony drive attention and customers to the motion controller peripheral. Here's hoping we'll be waving glowing wands at our PC screens in the near future...

[Kotaku]