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telepresence

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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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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

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Beam telepresence bot can vaporize your business travel

Willow Garage spinoff Suitable Technologies' new remote-operated robot lets you meet with co-workers while staying at home.

By September 26, 2012

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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

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Free iPad presentation app keeps it simple

Haiku Deck lets you tell your story in pictures rather than text-laden slides. It's easy to share your iPad presentations and export them to PowerPoint and Keynote.

By June 13, 2013

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Peter Thiel funds next round of under-20 entrepreneurs

The latest group of "20 Under 20" Thiel Fellows includes a junior at Harvard who's leaving to work on education software. Other projects: a desktop fabricator for electronics and a telepresence device.

By May 9, 2013

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Robo-docs: RP-VITA bot now in 7 hospitals

RP-VITA can navigate to your room to put you in touch with a doctor, and it's being used in everything from newborn care to stroke treatment.

By May 6, 2013

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May the Fourth be with you, from CSIRO Robotics

In honour of International Star Wars Day, the CSIRO is launching its next generation of robots.

By May 2, 2013

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Google execs' 'New Digital Age' resists cyber-siren song

book review Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen are more sober than starry-eyed in this worthwhile look at how a pervasive Internet changes censorship, privacy, identity, government, and war.

By April 23, 2013

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Kickstart a 3D-printed robotic hand

A Kickstarter campaign is raising funds to get an ultracheap 3D-printed robotic hand into production.

By April 5, 2013