A highly customizable universal remote control. Thanks to its E-ink touchscreen and customizing app, you can choose to include only the controls you want per device, or even place buttons for different devices on one page. Sadly it’s exclusive to Japan for now.
The Gecko gives you a proxy light switch that you can stick wherever you want. Replace your current light switch with the Gecko base, then stick the Gecko switch anywhere within 300ft. of the base. It also has dimmer and timer features.
Nuimo is an intuitive controller for PCs, smart appliances and other Bluetooth-enabled devices. It has a knob, a button and a touchscreen and also recognizes midair gestures. You can map these input methods to one or many devices at once.
A set of sensors that provide 1:1 mapping of your chest, arms, hands and fingers. It can be used for gaming, interacting with virtual reality software, motion capture, using gestures to control software and hardware and more.
Instead of using cameras, the Myo armband reads the electrical activity in your muscles to detect hand and arm gestures, resulting in a portable and discreet controller for computers and other devices.
This impressive remote-controlled scale Peterbilt truck is apparently powerful enough to pull an actual truck – plus the weight of the guy operating the controls as he rides it like a skateboard.
Who says you need a friend with a boat to go water skiing? Hammacher Schlemmer certainly doesn’t think you do – offering up this remote-controlled boat that can pull you along at up to 40MPH.
The guys at Team Black Sheep managed to fly a remote-controlled plane through the city’s iconic urban skyline, capturing some incredible aerial shots with a tiny camera mounted on the plane.
While we wish this thing were the size of an actual airplane, this remote-controlled flying shark-plane is still pretty damned awesome. Head-mounted laser beam not included.
YouTube contributor andrewid1976 claims he was flying his R/C airplane when it was followed, attacked, and ultimately downed by it’s natural nemesis, the hooded crow.
Your tiny one-blade helicopter is cute. This one has six-blades and can eat your puny copter for breakfast. From the sound of this thing, you’d better keep your fingers outta the way.
Basic universal remotes are a dime-a-dozen, but programmable touchscreen modesl require deep pockets. The L5 converts your iPhone or iPod Touch into a high-end remote for just $50 bucks.
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