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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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Meet Surface Hub: Microsoft's fresh take on videoconferencing

Two years after acquiring touchscreen maker Perceptive Pixel, Microsoft has an 84-inch display it hopes will transform workplace productivity and teleconferencing.

By January 21, 2015

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Virtual reality will be huge in 2015, but it won't be perfect for a while

Virtual reality is still a virtual reality; until certain aspects evolve, don't expect perfection any time soon. This was never more clear than at this year's CES show in Vegas.

By January 12, 2015

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How robots could be used to fight Ebola

As more people die from the virus, robotics experts are looking for ways to enlist robots in the fight to contain Ebola in the coming months and years.

By November 8, 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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​Professor Wozniak takes on new role at Australian university

Sydney's University of Technology has a new teacher, with Steve Wozniak taking on his first ever adjunct professorship and being dubbed "the coolest person in the universe" in the process.

By October 20, 2014

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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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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