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Category Archives: Texai
At midnight tonight, Suitable Tech’s CEO Scott Hassan unveiled the second version of their Remote Presence System – the Beam.
The Beam itself is not the System, since the entire collection (remote presence device, the client app and the docking station) make up the entire system. engadget was given a preview which shows the device as Scott has “beam”ed into the Beam. See the video below: Continue reading
On September 30th, it will be one year since Sheldon and the Shel-Bot made its appearance on the Big Bang Theory. In honor of that day, we uncovered a couple of shots from that fateful day on set. Continue reading
One of the many under-cover companies has now popped up on the radar in the telepresence space, as announced in Technology Review India which informs us about Suitable Technologies, a spin-off from Willow Garage that is taking my favorite RPS system (the Texai) and working on improving it for delivery in the second half of 2012. Continue reading
And why not? One of the benefits from telepresence and remote presence systems that is very important is remote workers. As someone who is dying for my next RPS to play with – as I travel back and forth from NYC to London to California – I keep crying out for my Texai! Continue reading
In the past year, I have spoken with a number of people on the concept of telepresence and telepresence robots – and had an real education on developing language to define a new product/market. Usually, we pay all sorts of smart, wordsmithers to come up with ideas and bring some thoughts to light – and then settle on a new term (or at least the CEO does). Continue reading