Wi-Fi Controller Can Operate Your RC Toy From Your iPhone
Feb 20, 2012 11:31
Smartphone controlled toys is the future, and the Dension's new WiRC controller can be operated with a touchscreen!
The controller unit integrates with any RC vehicle, whether it be a car, boat, or plane, creating a wi-fi hotspot that allows your iPhone to connect and control up to eight different servos. It also allows you to tweak the sensitivity and trimming for the on-screen joysticks or the iPhone's gyro.
The ugprade doesn't come cheap at $179 but for high-end RC enthusiasts, this isn't that much we suppose, considering they've already invested thousands or even hudnreds into an RC toy.
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