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A quick side-by-side comparison of the Wii Remote controller and the Sony PlayStation Move motion controller.

The Wii and the PlayStation use different methods of locating their controllers.

The Wii Remote has an infrared (IR) sensor built into the controller, and uses triangulation from the IR emitters on the sensor bar placed near the TV to locate itself.

The PlayStation Move, unlike the Wii, can locate the motion controller in 3D space. The PlayStation Eye camera visually recognizes the X/Y position as well as the relative size of the glowing orb on the motion controller to pinpoint the controller's location.

The strap design on the Wii Remote and the motion controller are strikingly similar...

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