CES: Now You’re Knitting With Power!

The CES is a place for companies to show off new and exciting technology that may or may not be coming to your home in the near future. Nintendo took this opportunity to demo a new device, called the Nintendo Knitting Machine. It hooks up to the NES and allows users to actually create new garments.

 

Credit: Howard Phillips

 

The demo seemed neat in execution, but the Nintendo representatives were quick to note that it’s a prototype and not an actual product ready for primetime. I imagine the cost of the device and limited appeal might keep it off of store shelves, but who knows? Maybe we will all be wearing homemade clothing in a few years made with the power of the NES.

 

Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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