The new telepresence robot from a Willow Garage spinoff wants to be be a boon companion for you and your family, and be a bargain to boot.
If you've ever felt like a mindless drone at work and a robot could take your place, then you're right. Meet the Anybots QB
Need to be in two places at once? Perhaps a robot can come to the rescue. Companies in Silicon Valley are developing mobile bots to connect people for teleconferencing or just keeping in touch. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
Willow Garage spinoff Suitable Technologies' new remote-operated robot lets you meet with co-workers while staying at home.
Double Robotics has created a presence robot based around the iPad's interface and controls. iPads not included.
The leading tech incubator's 74 fledgling companies showed off their wares. Things like telepresence robots, new package delivery systems, mobile game controllers, and more, stood out.
In a March 21 interview, CNET News.com's Zamir Haider spoke with Trevor Blackwell, founder of Mountain View, Calif.-based Anybots, and saw humanoid robots that may one day be used to perform dangerous tasks. He got close to walking robot Dexter and its pneumatic limbs.
From the guy who devised a $14 steadycam comes an admirable DIY telepresence system using iRobot Create.
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.
Gostai's Jazz telepresence bots can run on a 3G connection, meaning you can pilot your robo-avatar around your neighborhood.