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Tag: Remote Controlled

Kyosho Space Ball R/C Chopper: Spaceballs: The Helicopter

Kyosho Space Ball R/C Chopper: Spaceballs: The Helicopter
Children are masters at breaking toys. They also have a doctorate in getting themselves hurt. Kyosho’s remote-controlled helicopter mitigates both tendencies with one feature. The entire thing is inside a spherical plastic cage that protects both itself and the people it will inevitably hit.

iStrike Shuttle iOS Drone Drops Ping Pong Balls

iStrike Shuttle iOS Drone Drops Ping Pong Balls
There are plenty of R/C flying toys on the market these days, but I don’t know of many that can actually launch projectiles. The iStrike Shuttle is a flying drone which can not only buzz around, but can drop ping pong balls.
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R/C Cockroach Controlled by iOS: Yep, There’s an App for That

R/C Cockroach Controlled by iOS: Yep, There’s an App for That
If you read the site regularly, you know that we here at Technabob love weird Japanese gadgets. Something you probably don’t already have lying around your office – a remote-controlled cockroach that you can drive with your iPhone.

Beam Remote Presence Robot Debuts, Putting Your Big Head on Wheels

Beam Remote Presence Robot Debuts, Putting Your Big Head on Wheels
If you have $16,000 lying around and I hankering to virtually cruise the halls of some distant office, Suitable Technologies has something suitable that it has just debuted. The company has new telepresence robot called the Beam Remote Presence System or Beam RPS.

Combat Creatures Attacknid Robot Revealed: Get Ready for The Holiday Toy of the Year

Combat Creatures Attacknid Robot Revealed: Get Ready for The Holiday Toy of the Year
A few months back, robot/toy designer Jaimie Mantzel showed off an early prototype of a six-legged robot toy that looked pretty damned awesome. He announced at the time that he was working on it so a production version could eventually be made, and now we can see the final build in action!

Scientists Creating Remote-Controlled Zombie Cockroaches

Scientists Creating Remote-Controlled Zombie Cockroaches
If taking over a cockroach’s nervous system sounds like your idea of a good time, you should join up with these North Carolina State University researchers, who are having a grand old time perverting nature and ushering in humanities downfall.

Game of Drones: The Dark Pi Rises

Game of Drones: The Dark Pi Rises
Drones seem to be everywhere these days, but in most cases they can get expensive and most remote spy planes are used overseas. Aerospace engineer algorhythmic decided to see what sort of vehicle he could cobble together on a limited budget.

Remote-Controlled S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier Assembled

Remote-Controlled S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier Assembled
In Soviet Russia, you carry the Helicarrier. But that’s all right, because just like the S.H.I.E.L.D.’s flying fortress, this small remote-controlled replica made by a Russian RC enthusiast can also float and take to the sky.

Starship Enterprise RC Plane: Boldly Go Zip Around the Park

Starship Enterprise RC Plane: Boldly Go Zip Around the Park
Here’s your chance to be the Picard, Kirk or Janeway of your own USS Enterprise. It’s not a high tech starship, just a small remote-controlled plane, but let’s face it: if you suddenly found yourself on the NCC-1701-D, you and everyone in your crew might as well be wearing red shirts.

LEGO Low Rider Gets Its Bounce on

LEGO Low Rider Gets Its Bounce on
I’ve seen plenty of LEGO cars and trucks over the years. I always appreciate attention to detail when it comes to building a vehicle out of LEGO blocks. A guy named Alex Jones (aka OrionPax) has created an awesome LEGO low rider that looks like it’s straight out of a Cheech and Chong movie.

Arduino WiFly Mini: Real Virtual Racing

Arduino WiFly Mini: Real Virtual Racing
A couple of years ago we heard about Racer, an analog take on arcade racing games: instead of just controlling a virtual car, the game had you control an R/C car using the traditional arcade setup.

Japanese Robot Guy Creates an Amazing Transforming Car

Japanese Robot Guy Creates an Amazing Transforming Car
Watch below as Kenji Ishida’s transforming car changes from a car to a fully working robot just like in the kids cartoons – with no help from Michael Bay’s effects team. We’re not quite sure if it is a Autobot or a Decepticon, but it is 100% awesome.

Mythical Beast Flies, Breathes Fire

Mythical Beast Flies, Breathes Fire
If you look up in the sky and see a dragon, chances are you either had too much to drink, or you are seeing Rick Hamel’s amazing R/C creation, which is an actual flying dragon that breaths fire.

Angry Birds R/C Helicopter: No Catapult Required

Angry Birds R/C Helicopter: No Catapult Required
While I really don’t think we need any more Angry Birds merchandise, I have to say this is one of the better product tie-ins I’ve seen so far. What we’ve got here is the Angry Birds Helicopter, which actually lets you practice flying your bird with a remote control.

reaDIYmate: Remote-Controlled Robots Made from Paper

reaDIYmate: Remote-Controlled Robots Made from Paper
If you are the type who likes to create papercraft sculptures, here is the best thing ever. I’m talking about a new Kickstarter project called reaDIYmate that not only lets you create objects using paper, but you can also bring them to life.

Sand Flea Robot Can Jump 30 Feet in the Air

Sand Flea Robot Can Jump 30 Feet in the Air
If anyone has a shot at being the real life Cyberdyne Systems, I think it’s Boston Dynamics. Between their Big Dog, Alpha Dog, Cheetah and other walking robots, they’re building some of the most incredible robotic creatures out there.
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