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Category Archives: Beam
Last Thursday, Orange France announced a new product offering, the Ub-y (evoking the word ubiquity), is essentially a rebranded Beam+ from Suitable Technologies.
While the announcement of the Beam+ is over nine months old (from the 2014 CES Show), an agreement with a major telecoms operator like Orange in a major market is quite a change in perception of the viability of the concept of remote presence. Continue reading
Suitable Beam assisting an engineering student at the EMLyon Business Schools Learning Lab. Continue reading
Into the inbox came the most nuanced article about telepresence robots we have seen in a while. To us, the writer seemed to be listening to our conversations with customers and users of the Beam as well as people who have had incredibly strong both good and bad) reactions to the concept of the telepresence robot. Continue reading
BBC Focus Magazine evaluates four telepresence options – the Beam Pro, the double, the Kubi and the Romo – and comes up with the “best substitute”. Continue reading
Because TED2014 was happening there – and, instead of bringing Snowden on American soil, the Beam offered Snowden a way of connecting via remote presence. And Chris Anderson demonstrated the excellent way of communicating as a remote person incredibly well. Continue reading
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
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
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
Suitable and RoboBusiness pair up to offer Beaminginot the RoboBusiness conference and announce their newest version of the Beam software. Continue reading