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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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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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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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Want to travel to Italy and never leave your home? Try this!

Today, the San Pellegrino company posted on Facebook their “Three Minutes in Italy” adventure. You should try it out yourself – but note that it only works during daylight hours!. Continue reading

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Double Robotics launches the updated App in the iTunes Store

double just launched their newest iPad app in the iTunes Store. Continue reading

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Beaming into the local hardware store in North Vernon, IN

This article was found in a local newspaper in North Vernon, Indiana and shows yet another place for remote presence to make a difference.  The original engineer behind the precursor to the Beam, Dallas Goecker, demonstrated the RPD at his parents hardware store in central Indiana. The photo and the article is quite nice — covering all of the points that explain the Beam quite well. Continue reading

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Remote Presence Links for March 14, 2013

Remote Presence Links for March 14, 2013 – Telepresence robots: Your alter ego on wheels – Robot Lets You Be in Two Places at Once – Meet vGo, the robot that will make you smile – Anybots at FutureMed 2013 Continue reading

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Remote Presence Links for February 24, 2013

Remote Presence Links for February 24, 2013 – Augmented realty interface for telepresence robots – Autonomous Person Following for Telepresence Robots Continue reading

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“Beam me up, Scotty!” Suitable announces the Beam!

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

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InTouch Health and iRobot Launch RP-VITA Telepresence System [video]

As shown on the video below, the RP-VITA is a beautiful marriage between InTouch’s focus on healthcare and iRobot’s strengths in robotic manufacturing and navigation. We await a chance to see this device in person to give you an upfront and close examination of this device. With a footprint that is smaller and easier to navigate than the RP-7, the RP-VITA may just be what the patients ordered. Continue reading

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