Cybernetics is technology for bridging the gap between machines and the human sensorimotor systems.
A game controller is a basic form of cybernetics. So are virtual reality headsets, wearables, and smartglasses. It will someday include brain computer interfaces (BCI).
Cybernetics benefits from innovation in machine intelligence, as we’ve gone from specific inputs (e.g., typing a string of characters) towards more interpretive interfaces (speech and gestures).