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October 31, 2012

Can’t Make The Meeting? Send Your Robot Instead

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by Antone Gonsalves, ReadWriteWeb

Remotely piloted telepresence robots could be the beginning of another tech revolution. Some observers are already predicting that they will be the first robots to go mainstream. But it won’t happen right away. Though the robots themselves are still rare and exotic, the telepresence concept is very simple: basically Appleā€™s FaceTime videconferencing feature on a mobile, self-propelled, motorized platform. The idea is to make them cheap and easy-to-use stand-ins for people in school, office and other settings.

http://readwrite.com/2012/10/24/cant-make-the-meeting-send-your-robot-instead

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