Will Joystick and Keyboard emulation ever be included?

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FluffyMule
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Will Joystick and Keyboard emulation ever be included?

Post by FluffyMule » Wed Nov 19, 2014 5:29 am

Hey all,

I know that this topic has been discussed here already and that Seth Steiling stated in a post from 2009 that they were "hopeful that emulation/mapping could be included in 5.1 or 5.2" but there "is no timeline for the release of those versions yet".

So the reason for this post is to see if there is now any word on whether or not these features are intended to be included at some point and if so, is there an expected time frame?

I thought this was an appropriate question considering that the above mentioned quote is now a little over five years old and we are now using TrackIR Version 5.2.200 (Build 14548). Also, there was another post about keyboard/joystick mapping from 2013 by Darknoodles but the TrackIR people did not respond.

I am hoping very much that they respond to this post. :)

I apologise if this question has already been raised recently, but I could not find it, if it has.

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Re: Will Joystick and Keyboard emulation ever be included?

Post by Seth Steiling » Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:13 pm

I literally brought this topic up with one of our developers just today, believe it or not. I'll make some noise over here and see what we can do.
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FluffyMule
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Re: Will Joystick and Keyboard emulation ever be included?

Post by FluffyMule » Thu Nov 20, 2014 5:07 pm

Thank you so much for your reply and your efforts. Awesome! :D

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Re: Will Joystick and Keyboard emulation ever be included?

Post by FluffyMule » Sun Nov 30, 2014 12:59 am

I was wondering if you have heard anything more about this?

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Re: Will Joystick and Keyboard emulation ever be included?

Post by NaturalPoint-Dustin » Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:47 pm

Hi Fluffy,

Nothing has changed over the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will keep this forum post up to date as we find out more information.
Dustin
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