Remote Hacks

Car Controlled using a Cell Phone

Car Controlled using a Cell Phone

This project was done for the completion of BSc degree in computer systems engineering in Palestine Polytechnic University. --- This Project is about using the mobile phone as an advanced Remote Control for a car, by installing a central locking...
Drive a Car with an iPhone Remote

Drive a Car with an iPhone Remote

The car can be remotely steered using a laptop with LabView software as the brains.  A custom app lets you control the pedal and gas with touch sliders on the phone. The steering is taken care of by the iPhone’s accelerometer. Three...
RC Nerf Gun Tank

RC Nerf Gun Tank

If you were a Nerf gun warrior in your younger days, then you need to make yourself this awesome Nerf tank. Is that Nerf gun still lying around? Then all you need are some extras and a bit of handyman skills to follow this neat project. You could...
Build a Remote Control Deadbolt

Build a Remote Control Deadbolt

Using some affordable home automation equipment, learn to build a simple remote control deadbolt.  The system is actually incredibly simple using a solenoid and the X10 Keychain Kit (easy to use and under $12 on ebay).  We have tons of DIY...
How to: Build a Remote Controlled Beer Keg

How to: Build a Remote Controlled Beer Keg

Learn how to build a remote controlled beer keg. Not only can you deliver beer to friends, but you can control the drinker's access to it. It's sort of like a remote control bartender!  We update the classic beer keg with motorized wheels and a...
How to: Access your Computer Remotely using DynDNS

How to: Access your Computer Remotely using DynDNS

How to control your computer from afar using...
Track Fingers with the Wii Remote

Track Fingers with the Wii Remote

Using an IR led array and some reflective tape, you can track fingers in thin air using the Wii Remote. By Johnny Chung Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. The grid software is a custom program written using a C# wiimote library and DirectX. ...
BB Gun Security Cam With Remote Control

BB Gun Security Cam With Remote Control

This USB BB gun sports automatic firing, manual reloading, and the ability to fire based on commands given remotely from a PC. This is possible since the weapon actually packs a webcam on the barrel, allowing users to login via their computer,...
How to: Increase the Range of a Remote Control

How to: Increase the Range of a Remote Control

Kipkay shows you how to increase the range of your remote control for your television. You use electrical tape to make sure that the leads do not come into contact with the...