Rocking a Planetary Rover With an iPod Touch

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Fast Company is carrying a really interesting article, Rocking a Planetary Rover With an iPod Touch

From the article,


    Planetary rovers controlled by an iPod Touch will be displayed publicly for the first time at the MacTech conference on November 3rd in Los Angeles, it was announced today. The rovers, with a payload of 40 pounds, are based on Mac Minis and can be steered by an iPod touch through the Web. ‘Whether you are technical or not, these rovers are just too cool for words,’ said Neil Ticktin, editor of MacTech Magazine, fairly brimming with geeky excitement.”

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