Tag: remote

This starter interrupt device is installed into certain vehicles by vehicle lenders to remotely shut down a vehicle (supposedly not while in motion but not so says the woman in the video above). Scary.

A neat idea, especially since you can use it the other way around too to remotely control the shutter on your iPhone. It does a lot of other stuff other than triggering your DSLR, like setting time-lapses and acting as a security device for you and your camera. Cool. Check it out here.

INFRA-by-Chris-Shen

625 discarded remote controls, repurposed to broadcast live television using the infrared LEDs inside each device. The picture is invisible to the naked human eye, but with infrared goggles, the picture is…there. Not exactly watchable, but it’s there. A neat project from Chris Shen.

Parents are going to love this. Kids are going to hate this. AT&T is giving parents (and soon, businesses) the ability to remotely disable texting and/or calling features while a phone is in a car and in motion. The app can also send alerts to parents’ phones if there’s excessive speeding involved and also send […]

GoPro-WiFi-BacPac-kit

Professional skateboarder Ryan Sheckler uses GoPro’s new Wi-Fi BacPac and Remote kit, a $99 accessory that allows you to control up to 50 GoPro camera setups with full control over each cameras settings. And with live view streamed to a smartphone via a GoPro app, this sounds like a must-have for any GoPro Hero2 owner. […]