tags / flashcom server
January 20, 2004remote driver 2
RemoteDriver is a home made robot made out of a tablet-pc a webcam and an old rc car chassis. When online it can be driven by anyone from anywhere in the world. All you need is a good ammount bandwith and a flash player to interact with it. Login at the indicated time above for some hot rod realtime action.
July 22, 2003
It is probably because of this project that I am freaking out with deadlines now. A friend at the office showed up a couple of days ago with one of those rc cars you can drive with your keitai. Minutes later we where using flash to move it, and as time went by, the source code jumped from person to person, everyone adding a little bit to it. Some time after that we where suddenly controlling the rc car with flash through flashcomm server, added webcams, chat and a waiting queue and voila, we got remote driver How cool is it to be interacting with the real world through the virtual world? Oh man, I really, really want to see more of this around... Enjoy! ::update: None of this would have been possible without the master mind of Kampei Baba and the help of Shin Matsumura & ugn