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46 Remote-Controlled Revelations

From Unmanned Military Drones to Autonomous Flying Armies

— October 17, 2011 — Tech
One look at these remote-controlled revelations will doubtlessly prove that, in the world of tomorrow, you won't have to lift a finger to move any gadget. Whether you're trying to suppress a squad of enemy insurgents or simply have breakfast delivered to your bed mid-morning, just pick up that remote.

The idea of wireless manipulation is not necessarily new, but until recently it's been considered child's play and unfit to solve genuine consumer demands. Fortunately, wireless cards have shrunk in size and cost, leaving inventors to explore the concept until, eventually, these 46 remote-controlled revelations surfaced. Defusing bombs, entertaining pets and even collecting energy will become decidedly easier once people no longer have to be physically present. Kick back and enjoy the new world of remotes: a world where things come to you, instead of the other way around.
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Smartphone Steering
Smartphone Steering
This BlueDrone Remote-Controlled Car Will Revive Your Inner Child
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Remote-Controlled Stadium Shields
Remote-Controlled Stadium Shields
Scientists at Qatar University Invent Artificial Clouds
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Remote-Controlled Poop
Remote-Controlled Poop
WaterAid 'Dig Toilets, Not Graves' Campaign Chases Londoners
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Medicinal Transport Pods
Medicinal Transport Pods
'Matternet' Offers Incredible Solutions to Help the Majority World
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Remote Control Cleats
Remote Control Cleats
The Remote-Controlled Football Boot is All About Fun and Games
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Remote-Controlled Sasquatches
Remote-Controlled Sasquatches
This Bigfoot 'The Monster' Toy is a Mythical Marvel
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40
Clandestine RC Cars
Clandestine RC Cars
The iRobot 110 Turns Video Game Concepts Into Reality
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39
UAV Power Generators
UAV Power Generators
Makani Power's Wing 7 Flies Around the Skies Gathering Wind Energy
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38
Mechanical Majestic Birds
Mechanical Majestic Birds
The Remote-Controlled Bald Eagle Has an Almost 10 Foot Wingspan
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37
Foldable RC Cars
Foldable RC Cars
Mattel's Foldable Stealth Rides Cars are Cool
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Autonomous Flying Armies
Autonomous Flying Armies
The Boeing ScanEagles Are Revolutionary Decision-Making Drones
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Smartphone Piloting
Smartphone Piloting
The AR.Drone Makes Unmanned Flight an Everyday Possibility
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34
Remote-Controlled Space Cruisers
Remote-Controlled Space Cruisers
The RC Millennium Falcon from Hasbro is the Best Toy Ever Created
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Alien-Inspired Aircraft
Alien-Inspired Aircraft
The Spherical Observation Drone Resembles a UFO More Than a UAV
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Kamikaze Drones
Kamikaze Drones
The New Switchblade UAV Uses Self-Destruct Tech to Engage Enemies
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Infinitely Aloft Aircraft
Infinitely Aloft Aircraft
The Boeing SolarEagle UAV Aims to Stay in the Air for Five Years
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Remote-Controlled Car Dashboards
Remote-Controlled Car Dashboards
Control Music, Voicemails & E-Mails with 'Iris'
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Remote-Controlled Snacks
Remote-Controlled Snacks
The Pool Snack Float by Excalibur Makes Lunching Lazy
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High-Flying Hydrogen Planes
High-Flying Hydrogen Planes
The Global Observer UAV Flies Onto the Green Scene
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Race-Recording Robots
Race-Recording Robots
Drones by Sebastian Russ Keep on Athletes' Heels for Photo Ops
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NASCAR Remote Controlled Vacuum
NASCAR Remote Controlled Vacuum
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Remote-Controlled Gamer Robots
Remote-Controlled Gamer Robots
The Roboni-i is Ultimate Interactive Gaming With Real Bots
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Remote-Controlled Floor Sweeper
Remote-Controlled Floor Sweeper
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Remote-Controlled Wreckages
Remote-Controlled Wreckages
Buy This 6-Foot RMS Titanic Replica for $2,500
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Underwater Army Inspectors
Underwater Army Inspectors
SeaBotix LBV150SE-5 Remote-Controlled Vehicles
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Iphone-Controlled RC Cars
Iphone-Controlled RC Cars
The iKon RC Car is Controlled Using an Apple App
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Illegal Remote-Controlled Flights
Illegal Remote-Controlled Flights
Cell Phone Delivery Plot Grounded at Brazilian Prison
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Remote-Controlled Android Cams
Remote-Controlled Android Cams
The Rover Spy Tank Dares to Go Where You Don't
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Remote-Controlled Luxury Cars
Remote-Controlled Luxury Cars
The R.C. Porsche A Coupe Puts Luxury in the Palm of Your Hand
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Creepy Crawly Robots
Creepy Crawly Robots
The Kanibot Cyborg Vehicle Will Give You Technopohobia
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Remote Controlled Sharks
Remote Controlled Sharks
New ‘Stealth Spies' Act as Underwater Surveillance Vehicles
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Killer Drones
Killer Drones
X-47B ManHunter is Packed With Advanced Weapons (Oh My!)
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Remote-Controlled Skateboards
Remote-Controlled Skateboards
These Electronic Skatey Boards Make for a Relaxing Ride
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Real Remote Controlled Car
Real Remote Controlled Car
Exclusively for Daredevil Riders
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Remote Control Toilets
Remote Control Toilets
The Sensowash Starck from Philippe Starck is Tech-Savvy
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Gesture-Controlled UFOs
Gesture-Controlled UFOs
The Air Hog Vectron Wave UFO Flies by Your Command
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Control Your Car from a Cell Phone
Control Your Car from a Cell Phone
Connect2Car MFC
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Robo-Spy Birds
Robo-Spy Birds
The Pentagon Develops the Revolutionary Hummingbot
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Anti-Pirate Copters
Anti-Pirate Copters
The Crows Nest Anti-Pirate UAV Keeps Your Ship's Cargo and Crew Safe
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Domestic Spy Drones
Domestic Spy Drones
Rover is a One-Bot Surveillance Team and is Controlled by Your Phone
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Spybot Deployment
Spybot Deployment
The gMAV ‘Flying Beer Keg' Heads to Iraq
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Remote-Controlled Kitchens
Remote-Controlled Kitchens
Anvil Motion Creates Fully Functional Hands-Free Kitchen
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Upcycled-Auto Gaming Gear
Upcycled-Auto Gaming Gear
This Mini Cooper Multimedia Chair Has Everything For Entertainment
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3
Unmanned Helicopters
Unmanned Helicopters
Swiss UAV's NEOS300 has a Unique Aerodynamic Design
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2
Taser-Armed Toys
Taser-Armed Toys
The ShadowHawk is an RC Helicopter That Fights Criminals
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Mini Remote-Controlled Choppers
Mini Remote-Controlled Choppers
Black Ghost Helicopter Puts Fun in the Palm of Your Hand
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