People invented many applications for iPhone, but an app to control a real car will be a little dangerous. WaterlooLabs is turning an Oldsmobile Delta ’88 into a remote control car in just 4 weeks. We built our control systems using a few motors, potentiometers, a Compact RIO embedded controller, and LabVIEW. We then set up wi-fi communication so we can drive the car from an iPhone as well as from a modified Power Wheels truck. Video after the jump. Continue reading “iPhone controls the Real Car”
Tiff Needell is taking the new Nissan 370Z out for a test and compare it with the previous 350Z.
“Tiff drives the brand new Nissan 370Z around what used to be one of the fastest race circuits in Europe Reims, in France. Tiff loved the old 350Z, but with Nissan claiming everything changed on the new car, he hopes they havent spoilt the fun. “
Video after the jump. Continue reading “Fifth Gear: Nissan 370Z”