8 Results for

VGo

Article

Meet your prom date, a telepresence robot

Two Kansas high school students who had to be out of state at prom time get to dance with their friends, from thousands of miles away, thanks to technology.

By April 21, 2014

Article

5 Verizon innovations we really hope don't get misused

At its Innovation Center, Verizon displayed a few of the novel tech gadgets it developed in partnership with other companies. Note to evil geniuses: These devices are for the benefit of mankind.

By October 10, 2013

Article

Video Game Orchestra: Castlevania at the symphony

Orchestral group celebrates epic musical scores from some of the greatest Japanese video game franchises.

By October 8, 2012

Article

Bubble boy attends school via robot

A seven-year-old boy with extreme allergies sends a telepresence robot to school in his stead.

By October 4, 2012

Article

School buys telepresence robot to help sick student

Zachary Thomason, 12, suffers from X-linked myotubular myopathy and is too weak to even feed himself. This telepresence robot will now help him attend class.

By May 15, 2012

Article

The robodoctor will see you now

Robots in the form of linen-carrying droids and prosthetics are starting to slowly open the path for robotics in health care. Can in-home robots help care for elderly people, too?

By April 12, 2012

Article

Verizon builds new facility to spur 4G innovation

Verizon Wireless has opened its new Innovation Center in Massachusetts to help companies develop innovative products for its 4G LTE service.

By July 12, 2011

Article

Robots help sick kids go to school

Children too ill to make it to school are still keeping up with their peers--thanks to telepresence technology that transmits lessons from the classroom back to the student.

By February 1, 2011