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Tag: Remote Controlled

Air Swimmers: Floating Fish for Family Fun fand Freaking Felines Fout

Air Swimmers: Floating Fish for Family Fun fand Freaking Felines Fout
Oh hey folks. Didn’t see you there. I was just admiring this article’s title. But on to the topic at hand: floating fish! Air Swimmers are remote-controlled, inflatable nylon balloons. Fill them up with helium, fire up the remote control and let ’em swim through the air.

Griffin HELO TC iPhone RC Helicopter Released

Griffin HELO TC iPhone RC Helicopter Released
Last month, the Griffin Helo TC helicopter that is controlled by the iPhone surfaced, but the product wasn’t official yet. Today the official press release has been sent out and we have all the details on the little toy that we want to know.
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Super Deluxe Mario R/C Cars Are the Best Yet

Super Deluxe Mario R/C Cars Are the Best Yet
There have been several versions of Mario Kart racers and most range from okay to pretty decent, but these Super Deluxe versions put the rest to shame. They are larger than the rest and they zip around super fast.

Army to Deploy Automated ATVs to Carry Packs and More in the Field

Army to Deploy Automated ATVs to Carry Packs and More in the Field
The closest I have ever come to being in the military would be playing high school football and having to endure the not at all fun two-times-a-day practice in the weeks leading up to the start of school.

Kyosho Shows off iOS Controlled R/C Helicopter

Kyosho Shows off iOS Controlled R/C Helicopter
Here’s something fun for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users to look forward to this holiday season. The guys from Japan’s Kyosho – one of the leading makers of radio-controlled model vehicles – are working on an iOS-compatible helicopter.

20-Foot Floating Airship Replica: Is That a Blimp in Your Driveway?

20-Foot Floating Airship Replica: Is That a Blimp in Your Driveway?
This 20-foot dirigible replica was made by Jack Clemens and it took him two and a half years to build. Apparently his cat destroyed his first model. It goes to show you that cats can be vindictive!

Beer Can Robot: Not Good for Bender, but Related to Him

Beer Can Robot: Not Good for Bender, but Related to Him
We’ve featured several robots that can dispense, fetch or even serve beer, but this deceptive little fella is the beer. Can. Invented by Ron Tajima, the transforming beer can robot reminds me of the scene in Transformers when all sorts of metal objects and gadgets were brought to life by the All Spark.

Schumacher Mi3: World’s Fastest Remote-Controlled Car Faster Than Many Actual Cars

Schumacher Mi3: World’s Fastest Remote-Controlled Car Faster Than Many Actual Cars
There are hobbyists, and then there are people like Nic Case. His obsession with remote-controlled toy cars has led him to create the Schumacher Mi3, a record-breaking toy car that can easily outrace even the one you have in your garage.

The 10,000-Piece LEGO Sandcrawler

The 10,000-Piece LEGO Sandcrawler
While some people were never impressed with the Jawa’s Sandcrawler from the Star Wars saga, I’ve always thought that it was pretty cool since Jawas themselves are quite small, but their transport is humongous. As a tribute to Jawa ingenuity, LEGO whiz Marshal Banana created this incredible build.

Army Tank PC Casemod Has Working (Mini) Turret, Treads, Still Runs Windows XP

Army Tank PC Casemod Has Working (Mini) Turret, Treads, Still Runs Windows XP
How’d you like a computer that not only looks like an M1A2 Abrams tank, but that actually can drive and fire ammo? Well, if you’re modder Skip Station, you already have one on your desktop. Skip’s army tank PC is a beast, measuring 32″ (l) x 12″ (w) x 11″ (h), and it’s doing a perfect job camouflaging as a tank.

iKon RC: iOS-Controlled Cars for the Masses

iKon RC: iOS-Controlled Cars for the Masses
I’ve certainly seen my share of homebrew hacks to make remote-controlled cars that can be driven by an iPhone or iPad, but soon you’ll be able to buy one without need for hacking or jailbreaking your iOS device.

iRobot 110 FirstLook: The Little Spy Car That Could

iRobot 110 FirstLook: The Little Spy Car That Could
The iRobot 110 FirstLook is built to serve the military and law enforcement. From the looks if things, that’s pretty obvious from the get-go. Usually, you don’t need a robotic spy cam unless you are defusing bombs or conducting surveillance.

RC Car Hacked With Kinect or iPad Controls

RC Car Hacked With Kinect or iPad Controls
I know that there are a lot of geeks out there that like remote-controlled cars. I also know that there are a lot of folks that would like a R/C car with controls via the Kinect or the iPad.

Quadrocopter Ball Juggling, or Ping Pong Match?

Quadrocopter Ball Juggling, or Ping Pong Match?
Got a couple of fancy quadrocopters floating around? Why not teach them some cheap tricks – like how to juggle balls. The guys from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich are up to their flying quadrocopter shenanigans again.

SolaR2-D2 Robot Has a Sunny Disposition

SolaR2-D2 Robot Has a Sunny Disposition
Assuming that R2-D2 is roaming the surface of Tatooine, what with its dual suns, this solar-powered R2 unit would probably never have to worry about running out of power. This remote-controlled, solar R2 unit was created by Kimura and Daisuke Goto, engineering students at Japan’s Hiroshima International University, for no other reason than to prove that R2 could automatically recharge himself if left in a sunny place.

Helicopter Emulates Falling Maple Seed Pod: I’m Never Getting in One of These Things

Helicopter Emulates Falling Maple Seed Pod: I’m Never Getting in One of These Things
Riding in a helicopter can be a thrilling, and sometimes harrowing experience. But this helicopter design is one that I can say that with certainty that I would never, ever set foot inside of.
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