Georgia Tech students use an iPhone to control a rocket launcher

Georgia Tech students use an iPhone to control a rocket launcher
College students come up with the cleverest and ingenious devices to conjure up for various projects lined up by their professors. In particular, students at Georgia Tech devised a rocket launcher which is controlled by an iPhone. From the video, you can see how it’s able to rotate around its base and ultimately launch rockets from a safe distance with the aid of an iPhone. It’s definitely one neat project to tackle – especially when Apple’s one of a kind smartphone is somehow thrown into the mix. We’d gather that over time they’ll be able to improve upon some of its foundations and really make it a spectacular project. If they can throw on some kind of automatic reloader and use fireworks instead, then they may have themselves a contraption that can really light up the night sky. Let’s hope they receive a well deserved grade for all their hard work – we’d guess its more leisure than anything else.

via Cell Phone Digest



14. Illyich

Posts: 167; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

There's an app for that.

13. icarus

Posts: 24; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

NEWS FLASH!!!! recently leaked documents reveal that God used the I-phone to create the world!!!!!

6. tuminatr

Posts: 1193; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

umm guys its collage go get laid, looks like you spent too much time on a rocket launcher

16. smimi15

Posts: 21; Member since: Apr 05, 2008

It's actually "college." You should probably try it. There's a great class there: "Spelling for retards 101."

4. overratediphone

Posts: 26; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

need to wage war on a small country from the safety of your living room? there's an app for that

3. stmurray0718

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 29, 2009

Actually, you can probably use any device that sends or receives a radio signal. People, stop acting like dorks and riding the iPhone's jock and acting like the Droid's bitch. I have the Droid and probably will get an iphone also.

2. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

wow a bunch of dorks use an iphone to control a rocket launcher so exciting. droid could!

15. Illyich

Posts: 167; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

Translation: WAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAH!

1. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Great, now all terrorists are going to want an iPhone to remotely launch missles. DROID DOESN'T

5. cooter1979

Posts: 34; Member since: Apr 28, 2009

You still sucking away in your closet HOVA?

7. SamTime

Posts: 253; Member since: Nov 07, 2009

@*HOVA* YOU are incredibly ignorant. Both in your terrorist comment and in your DROID DOESN'T comment.

8. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Oh ouch that hurts. DROID DOESN'T

9. VZW_Phone_Whore

Posts: 18; Member since: Oct 11, 2009


10. vzwman

Posts: 385; Member since: Oct 26, 2009


11. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

That's odd she's got Alltel.

12. vzwman

Posts: 385; Member since: Oct 26, 2009


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