For Developers: Multi-touch features of Windows Phone 7 emulator shown off

With the absence of any hardware to test on the importance of an accurate emulator is clearly very important.

In this video Joel Ivory Johnson, recently crowned Microsoft MVP, shows of the multi-touch features of the Windows Phone 7 emulator, which hooks into the multi-touch features of Windows Phone 7.

That does not help as much with other sensors, such as accelerometers, but Bill Reiss has a solution for that, using a Nintendo Wiimote over bluetooth and freely available desktop libraries to read the data and transmit it via http to the Windows Phone 7 emulator.

Read more about the multi-touch features and Wiimote hack here.

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