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Nexus One Used as Gas Pedal Wireless Control for RC Cars!

Here’s an incredible hack involving the use of Nexus One as gas pedal for wireless speed control of RC cars. ┬áSure sounds like a lot of fun.

To summarize: The generic mobile client connects over the LAN to the desktop app. The desktop app sends it a “surface” SWF which contains all of the graphics and logic for the interaction (allowing the host to dictate the experience). The mobile client then sends accelerometer data to the host, which interprets the data, and sends back commands to update the client UI. The host communicates with a Phidgets motor contro

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