An American inventor has created a rifle attachment that replaces the scope of a gun with an iPhone.
When used with the Inteliscope app, shooters can use the iPhone scope to see detailed weather conditions, zoom into targets and peek round corners without moving using the iPhone camera.
The Idaho-based company behind the invention is now taking pre-orders for the device, which costs around £46 ($69.95) and will be shipped in June.
Rolecule’s Rolomotion is designed to convert an iPhone or an iPod touch into a motion controller, similar to a Nintendo Wii Remote. The iPhone motion controller combines with games streamed over AirPlay using the Apple TV, allowing for motion-based gaming directly on a television.
The Rolomotion concept takes advantage of the iPhone’s gyroscope, magnetometer and accelerometer to track movements, which are then translated on the screen.
Motion Tennis, the first game that incorporates Rolomotion, plays similarly to Wii Sports Tennis on the Wii gaming console. The iPhone is used as a tennis racket, and when swung, the character on the screen will swing as well.
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