Custom Made iPhone App to Control Hexapod Robot

With the pace with which iPhone apps are being developed, it would be just a matter of few years that every element in our living environment would be driven by Apple’s hyper hyped creation. For now, let’s check out the one a student of robotics in UK developed to control a hexapod robot.

The custom made iPhone app uses the screen and onboard accelerometer to control the movements of the robot. More than the looks of the six-legged iHexi robot, it’s the precision and beauty with which it is maneuvered wirelessly will sweep you off your feet. The video after the jump has shows the actually how exactly the app works coupled and the background song will only enrich your experience.

The robotics student operates his own Youtube Channel, Blobbingtonsmite, which he uses to document his progress in different projects. He has also been successful in controlling robots with a PS3 controller. For more utilitarian apps, check out the list of Best The robotics student operates his own Youtube Channel, Blobbingtonsmite, which he uses to document his progress in different projects. He has also been successful in controlling robots with a PS3 controller. For more utilitarian apps, check out the list of Best iPhone Applications in 2009, the Car finder App and Viper Smart Start iPhone app.

Via Technabob

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