2009-05-02

Weaponizers

Rusty of Seattle's HazardFactory, known for power tool drag racing and other events usually involving conflagrations of some sort, is now turning cars into remote control tools of destruction:



Some choice quotes on Bre's blog.

Discovery channel listing

The RC is probably great fun and well suited for television but I'd like to see (or better yet work on) an autonomous version of this, or incorporate more autonomous elements into it, though the cars would probably be an order or three of magnitude more expensive. Which is why you should tune in and make sure the ratings are high so they can afford to destroy $5K lidars or gimbal mounts in future iterations...

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