5 Toys You Control With an iPhone



iRemoco is a gyrostabilized helicopter that uses the iPhone's accelerometer to navigate. With the controller and the app, users can steer the helicopter with 3-D touch screen joysticks or with motion-based controls. Using three separate channels, one iPhone can pilot up to three helicopters at one time (they're sold individually and as a set). If set to the same channel, all three can be thrown in synchronization. The helicopters can fly for 4-to-6 minutes at a time when fully charged, and have a range of about 30 feet (10 meters) from the iPhone that's flying them.

Next up, we'll take a look at another innovative aircraft for the iPhone to command.