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telepresence

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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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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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Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By October 20, 2014

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Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale around the world

Doors open at Apple stores across the globe as the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit the shelves.

By September 19, 2014

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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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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