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Botiful Is The Telepresence Robot We've All Been Waiting For

Put an Old Phone to Good Use--Make it a Lego NXT Telepresence Robot

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Turn your old Android phone into a smart security system controlled remotely, with a little bit of help from Lego....
Put an Old Phone to Good Use--Make it a Lego NXT Telepresence Robot
Logitech launches $249.99 Skype-compatible BCC950 ConferenceCam

Hugvie: The Squishy, Huggable Future of Telepresence Is Here

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Get human-ish contact without the human! Roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro develops a new soft, huggable robot for more intimate phone calls....
Hugvie: The Squishy, Huggable Future of Telepresence Is Here

Cisco tackles 'post-PC era' with new mobile telepresence options

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Cisco is preparing for the post-PC era by making its video conferencing solutions more mobile and virtual....
Cisco tackles 'post-PC era' with new mobile telepresence options
The Future According to Eric Schmidt

Oh look, there’s now an app store for robots!

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There’s a new mobile app store available for millions of devices, but it’s not for iOS, Android, or Windows Phone handsets. As of Tuesday, the newest app store is for robots, and the first four apps are compatible with the estimated 6 million iRobot Roomba vacuums. Yes, we now...
Oh look, there’s now an app store for robots!
Polycom And AT&T Partner For Video Chat And Collaboration On Multiple Screens

Lovotics, an update on the science of human-robot love

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Six months ago we introduced you to the work of Hooman Samani, a researcher who has spent the last few years investigating the sphere of human-robot love; lovotics. Back then, he had just launched a furry, tribble-like robot that mimicked human psychological and hormonal states, and communicated using sounds and...
Lovotics, an update on the science of human-robot love

Hands on: Double Robotics' telepresence robot for iPad

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A necessary byproduct of living in the future ó as we do ó appears to be the occasional bit of tech that is simultaneously very cool and remarkably impractical. Normally retailing for $2,500, and requiring the investment of at least another $500 to function, Double Robotics' Double telepresence robot fits...
Hands on: Double Robotics' telepresence robot for iPad

Oh look, there’s now an app store for robots!

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There’s a new mobile app store available for millions of devices, but it’s not for iOS, Android, or Windows Phone handsets. As of Tuesday, the newest app store is for robots, and the first four apps are compatible with the estimated 6 million iRobot Roomba vacuums. Yes, we now...
Oh look, there’s now an app store for robots!

Romo update adds telepresence, lets kids terrorize siblings remotely (video)

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Romo first rolled into our lives via Kickstarter. Since then we've seen it return leaner and meaner, with more improvements just announced. Romotive tells us that an app update coming today brings full telepresence functionality, allowing users to log into the device from anywhere via any iOS device or...
Romo update adds telepresence, lets kids terrorize siblings remotely (video)

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo, And The Pros And Cons Of Working From Home

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Whether or not she wants to be a role model for company culture or women in power roles, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has reinvigorated the debate over telecommuting. Here's a guide to the conversation unfolding. Yahoo's Marissa Mayer may not be the first CEO to crack down on telecommuting,...
Marissa Mayer, Yahoo, And The Pros And Cons Of Working From Home

Google's Eric Schmidt on Android vs. Apple: 'We're winning that war pretty clearly now' (Video)

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt sat down with Bloomberg to talk Android vs. Apple, and the former CEO seems to think Android is leading over Apple at a rate similar to Microsoft’s growth in desktop software during the 90s. “This is a huge platform change; this is of the scale of 20 years ago — Microsoft...
Google's Eric Schmidt on Android vs. Apple: 'We're winning that war pretty clearly now' (Video)

Insert Coin: Shimi iPhone robot is ready to dance its way out of the lab, into your heart

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As soon as we saw Georgia Tech's Shimi, we wanted to how many sleepless nights we'd have to spend waiting for one to proudly display on our desk. And really that's the whole idea behind the iPhone-enabled dancing robot: bringing some sophisticated robotic concepts to the consumer, in an...
Insert Coin: Shimi iPhone robot is ready to dance its way out of the lab, into your heart

Telepresence under fire by cheap HD video conferencing

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What’s going on? HD video conferencing is good enough for small groups and immersive telepresence has a limited market....
Telepresence under fire by cheap HD video conferencing
Google Fiber-Inspired SightDeck Brings Hollywood Effects To VC Pitches And Telepresence Meetings

Vidyo Takes On Polycom By Launching Browser-Based Telepresence And A $750 Executive Desktop System

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The video conferencing world is ultra-competitive. I know because every time I get on a video conference with someone from a video conferencing company,* all they ever do is tell me about how they’re leading the industry, and how what they’re announcing will change video conferencing forever by making what...
Vidyo Takes On Polycom By Launching Browser-Based Telepresence And A $750 Executive Desktop System

Swivl lands $500,000 from Grishin Robotics for its nifty remote camera controller

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Grishin Robotics, an investment firm that specializes in – you guessed it – robotics, has pumped $500,000 into Swivl, the company behind the cool robotic video device that basically acts like a personal cameraman. Swivl lets people capture videos of themselves (speaking, lecturing, presenting, teaching, singing and whatnot) without the...
Swivl lands $500,000 from Grishin Robotics for its nifty remote camera controller

FDA approves iRobot RP-VITA telepresence robot for use in hospitals

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iRobot's robots physicians have been wanting to offer their diagnostic assistance for around six months, but now the the RP-VITA, made in partnership with InTouch's AVA telepresence broadcast tech, has been given permission by the FDA to roam a hospital corridor near you. According to the press release, the...
FDA approves iRobot RP-VITA telepresence robot for use in hospitals

Fighting the capacity crunch, Orange and Alcatel-Lucent set 400 Gbps fiber link live

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People have been messing around with this in the labs but now it’s real and in the field: Alcatel-Lucent and France Telecom-Orange have deployed a long-distance terrestrial 400 Gbps optical fiber link that, as it uses 44 such wavelengths, can carry a whopping 17.6 terabits per second (Tbps) of traffic...
Fighting the capacity crunch, Orange and Alcatel-Lucent set 400 Gbps fiber link live
I dream of drones: 'Sleep Dealer' creator Alex Rivera on our obsession with airborne bots

Fuzebox raises $20M to continue video-conferencing push

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Fuzebox, a company that provides cloud-based visual communications technology for groups like Disney, NASA, and the Department of Defense, plans to announce Thursday that it has received a $20 million in Series A funding to scale its products and improve how clients can communicate remotely with high-resolution materials. The...
Fuzebox raises $20M to continue video-conferencing push

Suitable Technologies introduces Beam, the remote presence device (hands-on)

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Telepresence is a booming business these days, with high speed wireless networks enabling plenty of folks to enjoy the pleasures of working (or attending class) from the comfort of home. While some such devices leverage the power of tablets or smartphones, the visual and audio quality such systems deliver...
Suitable Technologies introduces Beam, the remote presence device (hands-on)

Double Robotics builds 'body' for iPad videoconferencing

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A Segway-like kit will bring iPad-based telepresence to offices and elsewhere by year's end for $1,999. [Read more]...
Double Robotics builds 'body' for iPad videoconferencing
Cisco to acquire video software maker NDS for a whopping $5B

This Guy Sold Two Startups To Cisco. Now He's Taking Them On With The Ultimate Video Startup (CSCO)

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Blue Jeans Network is one hot startup to watch. It's a videoconferencing service with customers like Facebook, Foursquare, and Match.com. Now the company is about to storm the enterprise: it just scored a major contract with one of the world's largest audio conference vendors, InterCall. InterCall serves three quarters of...
This Guy Sold Two Startups To Cisco. Now He's Taking Them On With The Ultimate Video Startup (CSCO)

Double telepresence bot spotted in the wild, we go eyes-on (video)

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Double Robotics' telepresence bot showed up on our radar a few weeks back, and today we got to chat with its creators and see the thing in person. As a quick refresher, Double is a two-wheeled self balancing bot that turns your iPad into a telepresence screen. Company co-founder...
Double telepresence bot spotted in the wild, we go eyes-on (video)

Engadget Podcast 317 - 11.21.2012

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Heeeeyyyyyyy, sexy robot! Classic Engadget Podcasting Duo Tim and Brian share the bounty of knowledge they've acquired on their recent America-traversing expeditions -- it may remind you of a kind of awesome orienteering event starring the two most-connected guys you know. Did one of them find the Holy Grail...
Engadget Podcast 317 - 11.21.2012

Double Robotics gives your iPad wheels, brings telepresence to the masses (video)

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Walking iPads aside, usable telepresence remains one of geekdom's purest goals. Being able to attend meetings, without the minor irritation of actually being there, has been a motivator for professionals and hobbyists alike. Double Robotics, on the other hand, feel that they've spotted an opportunity. By leveraging the computing...
Double Robotics gives your iPad wheels, brings telepresence to the masses (video)
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