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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

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Stay away from meetings with iRobot Ava 500 telepresence bot

With an iPad interface, the Ava 500 navigates to distant meetings while you stay put. Could this be a Roomba for the office?

By June 10, 2013

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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By September 8, 2014

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Explore Britain's Tate museum after dark via robot

By taking remote control of telepresence robots, you'll be able to roam the deserted halls of one of the world's most famous museums.

By August 12, 2014

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Crave Ep. 170: Whooshh transport​ launches salmon at 22 mph​,​ saving lives

This week on Crave, we electrify our bicycles with the Barak Electric Bicycle conversion kit, take an after-dark telepresence robot tour of a museum in London, and get a peek at Whooshh Innovations Hydrovision salmon launcher.​

By August 15, 2014

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iRobot: Smart homes should have one brainy bot to run the show

Roombas are great, but not much fun to talk to. iRobot CEO Colin Angle feels intelligent human-interface robots must be the future of any smart household.

By July 14, 2014

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World's first android newscasters unveiled in Japan

The fascination with weird and wonderful robots at the Android: What is a Human? exhibition continues, as Japan unveils the world's first android newscasters.

By June 24, 2014

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Soundhawk hearing amplifier is a 'wearable with a purpose'

An in-ear gadget that doubles as a Bluetooth headset can be customized to your distinct hearing profile to amplify sound and drown out background noise.

By June 24, 2014

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This robot plans to hitchhike across Canada

Hitchbot will rely on the kindness of strangers as it thumbs a ride this summer. Along the way, it might teach us a thing or two about the human-robot relationship.

By June 16, 2014

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Feeling remote? Try a $2,000 telepresence robot

For two grand, Double Robotics will sell you an iPad on wheels that delivers a physical presence at a distant location.

By December 5, 2012