If you thought that driverless vehicles were all the rage then you might have been mistaken. Turkish engineers have recently taken a BMW and turned it into a real life, driveable transformer. No, seriously. Research and development company Letrons built a real, full-scale, driveable BMW that can be remotely operated. So how was this car built?
The team consisted of 12 Engineers and 4 supporting technicians. The mechanical construction was built in Letrons Ankara head office and the software was developed in their Technopark office.
The car features neck and head movements; dynamic hydraulic controls; arm and hand movements; and a dynamic lighting system. In case you want to learn a little bit more about this amazing vehicle here are some other amazing features
- Neck and Head Movement
- Main Control Unit
- Dynamic Control System
- Gear Motor
- Wi-Fi Technology
- Remote Control Software
- Dynamic Lights
- Power System
- Wrist Action
- Kinetic Fingers
- Arm Movements
- Led LCD
- Dynamic Eye
- Remote Control
Check out the car coming to life in this video:
Here’s a full company description from their website:
Letvision who was a startup and R&D company, now again spending its experience,knowledge and material accumulation on same area and also continues being the creator of innovaitve and new products. In addition, LETVISION has been suported and awarded by the Ministry of Industry and KOSGEB as an registered succesfull R & D company. Especially Multi touch products as final product related actions aiming to reach the end user are succesfully produced.
LETVISION can develop interactive softwares. Hardwares which our design team trying to uncover sensitively are kindly moving to the touch platform by our software team. LETVISION is aiming sensitive and infinite touch experience especially association and foundations who wants to differentiate from their competitiors according to their requests.
LETVISION has also partnership with world’s giant companies as INTEL whose success and reliability are world-proven in hardware components and as MICROSOFT whose delivering the perfect solution for users in the right platform. Solutions which has been developed according to our customers requests by our R & D team are being develeoped with the latest technology equipped production line under our expert engineers.