Telepresence

11.17.15
Getting out of the garage and into VR with 'Dungeons and Dragons'
11.17.15

Getting out of the garage and into VR with 'Dungeons and Dragons'

I played Dungeons & Dragons in virtual reality and loved it

By S. Buckley,   11.17.15
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11.03.15
NASA Spacebot, what big eyes you have
11.03.15

NASA Spacebot, what big eyes you have

All the better to see your micrometeorite strikes, my dear.

By A. Tarantola,   11.03.15
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07.21.15
President Obama welcomes telepresence robots into the White House
07.21.15

President Obama welcomes telepresence robots into the White House

What's next, a robot president?

By J. Fingas,   07.21.15
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04.29.15
DORA offers a realistic telepresence experience through Oculus Rift
04.29.15

DORA offers a realistic telepresence experience through Oculus Rift

Many commercial telepresence robots are merely screens or iPads on moving platforms. DORA (Dextero...

By M. Moon,   04.29.15
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10.19.14
Scientists want to fight the Ebola outbreak using robots
10.19.14

Scientists want to fight the Ebola outbreak using robots

Outbreaks of lethal viruses like Ebola are bad enough by themselves, but they're made worse by hav...

By J. Fingas,   10.19.14
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10.01.14
Aquarium of Boise gives the internet control of a tank-dwelling submarine
10.01.14

Aquarium of Boise gives the internet control of a tank-dwelling submarine

Maybe you like swimming. Maybe you like going to the aquarium. Maybe you'd like to do both without...

By S. Buckley,   10.01.14
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09.07.14
Look who's talking: The birth of the video phone
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09.07.14

Look who's talking: The birth of the video phone

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By J. Turi,   09.07.14
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08.20.14
These beautiful objects symbolize human contact using cold, hidden machinery
08.20.14

These beautiful objects symbolize human contact using cold, hidden machinery

Ask anyone who's tried maintaining a long-distance relationship: it's hard, and video chats, text...

By S. Buckley,   08.20.14
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03.17.14
iRobot's Ava 500 telepresence-on-a-stick is rolling out now (update: $69,500!!)
03.17.14

iRobot's Ava 500 telepresence-on-a-stick is rolling out now (update: $69,500!!)

There are plenty of telepresence robots on the market already, but iRobot's new Ava 500 may just b...

By Z. Honig,   03.17.14
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