Category Archives: Remote Presence News

Adding Google Ads to the Site

Recently, our editors have been discussing how we are able to cover the costs of maintaining our site. In order to not impact our readership, we have chosen to go with Google Adsense to help our readers.
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iRobot announces availability of Ava 500 to “regular” customers

iRobot is reacting to market forces and announcing the “availability” of the Ava 500 in time for the Enterprise Connect Conference in Orlando. Continue reading

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PilotPresence at MIPIM 25

PilotPresence visited Cannes, France to demonstrate their two Beams and a double at the London Stand with Canary Wharf at MIPIM 25. Due to the generosity of the team at Level39, we were able to show both the concept of piloting from locations in England and the US while allowing the MIPIM visitors to experience “remote presence” in the pantry of Level39. Continue reading

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Double and EE makes it to the BAFTAs with Fanbots [video]

EE (the 4G carrier in England) created a chance for two of their subscribers to use two doubles dressed up as reporters on the red carpet, engaging celebrities on their way to the BAFTAs as “fanbots”. Continue reading

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Suitable announces a little Beam (or actually the Beam+)

The Beam+ seems to be Suitable’s answer to vGo’s offering and Double’s play using the base technology of the original Beam and to offer a more family-friendly play (as seen in their promo photos).

The Beam+ stands about 5 feet tall and supports many of the same features of the original Beam (including the same motors, microphone array and control software), technical improvements (including HDR-based camera and a higher-resolution screen) and cost reductions (including one wifi radio instead of two, a smaller physical screen size). Upon launch, Suitable plans on having the specs for the Beam+ at this URL: https://www.suitabletech.com/beam-plus/ Continue reading

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Finally! Pilot Presence meets double — in the flesh!

we got a chance to chat with David from Double where we discussed the origin story of double robotics. Instead of repeating the story, we learned that Tech Toys 360 on the Discovery Velocity Channel has a terrific video that presents the origin story along with additional details and visuals on the “innovative device” at http://www.velocity.com/tv-shows/tech-toys-360/videos/ipad-robot.htm Continue reading

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Try before you Buy? Suitable comes up with their own viral marketing campaign

Suitable Technologies, Inc. has revealed its new Beam Corporate Leasing Program to offer large organizations the opportunity to test the Beam remote presence system for a 3-year period. Continue reading

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Suitable takes Grand Award Winner from Popular Science

Suitable Technologies takes the Grand Award Winner in the 2013 Best of What’s New Award from Popular Science magazine in the Hardware category. Continue reading

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Did Unbounded Robotics release the White Horse of the Apocalypse?

Unbounded Robotics reveals the UBR-1 – a terrific follow on to the long awaited PR3 Continue reading

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Reduce your carbon footprint and Beam into RoboBusiness this month!

Suitable and RoboBusiness pair up to offer Beaminginot the RoboBusiness conference and announce their newest version of the Beam software. Continue reading

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