180 Results for

telepresence

Article

Apple patent envisions tracking people in real time

A newly granted patent would let you view friends, family and even pets from your mobile device as they move through their day.

By March 24, 2015

Article

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

Article

The day virtual reality made me cry

Clouds over Sidra is a wrenching look at a real life across the world, and it shows how emotional virtual experiences could become.

By February 12, 2015

Article

Samsung to pour $3.6B into OLED display tech

The company is working to diversify its business as smartphone sales continue to slump.

By February 11, 2015

Article

Samsung team eyes robots, drones and more

The independent group will focus on cutting-edge fields including virtual reality, robotics, 3D printing, drones and autonomous vehicles.

By February 10, 2015

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

​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