Turn an RC control toy into a remote control to start and stop recording on your iPhone.
This instructable in combination with a free app allows you to remotely start/stop videos or time-lapse photography.Background
: We created a couple of apps that start recording wirelessly for use with our mountable iPhone case: http://www.iconic.am
. We came up with this hack to start the camera from a distance.required items:
1: the cheapest RC toy you can find (we used a $15 car from Target)
2: iPhone + iconic.am
(video) or TimePress
(time-lapse) app. Apps are both free and ad-free.
3: basic screwdriver set
4: soldering iron
5: hook-up wire, if you want to mount the batteries/radio away from the phone.