BMW 1-Series gets Nokia C7 remote-control [Video]

Nokia's C7 proved a respectable business handset when we reviewed it, but then we didn't try remotely-controlling a BMW with the Symbian smartphone. That's just what two engineers from Nokia Asia have apparently managed, taking just twenty days to create the necessary software and remote control hardware to operate a 1-Series' steering, brakes and accelerator, as well as all the regular gadgets inside.Video demo after the cut

We're not quite sure why the duo did it, beyond them apparently wanting to prank a poor parking attendent by driving off the car he's just about to get in and park, but we won't argue that it's a cool hack. Not something we expect to see in the Ovi Store any time soon, however.

[via MyNokiaBlog]