Posts Tagged ‘car’

Andy Green’s 1,000mph office revealed

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

[embed][/embed] This video from Bloodhound SSC explains how they design and build an 1000mph office: BLOODHOUND Driver Andy Green takes you on a tour of the cockpit. The state-of-the-art carbon fibre monocoque has been tailored to the needs of driver Andy Green and will be his supersonic office during record...

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Bus pirate used to hack into a car

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

[embed][/embed] Nilsson writes to inform us that he spotted a Bus Pirate in a video from Vice News, "How to hack a car: Phreaked Out (episode 2)" From his laptop, he was able to manipulate the car's engine, brakes and security systems by wirelessly tapping into the Controller Area Network, or CAN bus,...

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Autonomous car build

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Jason Dorweiler blogged about his autonomous car build: For the localization of the car I’ll be using a GPS sensor and accelerometer. First, the GPS will find the starting coordinates of the car. Then the car will start moving, somewhat blindly at first. Once the car is moving, data from...

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