April 20, 2010

Remote Control Everything (Even Your Chicken Coop) with the New MAKE Magazine--MAKE: Volume 22 presents awesome do-it-yourself projects for controlling any gadget, and uncovers the technology trends sparking a remote control revolution.

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Sebastopol, CAMAKE Magazine Volume 22 ("Remote Control Everything"), hitting newsstands April 20, explores how to remotely control all kinds of gadgets using state-of-the-art radio control (R/C), motion detection, the Internet, smartphones, web chat, and more.

Three technology trends are sparking a remote control revolution: R/C radio technology has drastically improved, servomotors and microcontrollers are being miniaturized, and the Internet allows smartphones to control almost anything. Do-it-yourselfers are building web-controlled chicken coops, radio-controlled lawn mowers—even driving real cars with their iPhones.

Remote control projects in MAKE: Volume 22 include:

In addition, you'll learn how to:

Plus, filmmaker and YouTube sensation PES shows how he creates his amazing stop-motion animation; and 8 top hobbyists and industry leaders tell what's hot in Remote Control. What on earth are foamies, Frankensteining, and aqua modeling? Get MAKE: Volume 22 and find out.

COMING UP: MAKE has been nominated for the 2010 Utne Independent Press Awards for Science/Technology Coverage. Winners will be announced April 25.

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Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 20
Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 22
Edited by Mark Frauenfelder
ISBN: 9780596807184, 176 pages,
Book Price: $14.99 USD, £11.50 GBP
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