iPod Touch Controlled Mazda RX8


We have seen a few cool gadgets, remote controlled toys and other stuff controlled via the iPhone, the latest is a Mazda RX8 controlled via an iPod Touch.

iPod Touch Controlled Mazda RX8

“The car’s webserver provides a password-protected web interface optimised for full-screen display on an iPod Touch or iPhone running the SOPOD full-screen browser. The web interface has three screens: 1) Control, which provides a top-down view of the car with buttons for start, stop, lock, unlock, accessory power, and boot release; 2) Telemetry, which displays real-time data acquired from the engine management system such as RPM, vehicle speed, coolant temperature, throttle position, etc; and 3) Location, which uses a Google Maps mashup to display the current location of the vehicle on a map using current GPS data.”

Check out this video of it in action.

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  • Miguel

    are all those wires he shows installed by him or does the car already have them