Again, some great links today – and some interesting things on the playing field of remote presence.
RUMOR ALERT! We have been made privy to a (unconfirmed) rumor that a “big player” has been checking out one of the RPS companies we track. Sounds like the “big player” wants to advance into the RPS space ahead of other players. While this is simply a rumor, the fact that we are hearing of such rumors demonstrates how exciting the RPS market is becoming. We are looking further into the story to get more confirmed information and will get back to you in the near.
After the attention RPSes are getting in the mainstream (like BusinessWeek), how things are moving rapidly in our space.
- Robotic Telepresence – (Robot Podcast) Sabine and team interview both JC Baillie from GOSTAI and Trevor from Anybots. You will enjoy the discussion on the Robot Podcast MP3.
- We Want One! Robot Goes To Coffee Shop On Its Own, Buys A Scone For Owner – Perez Hilton discovers the Anybot video on The Today Show. While we have seen the video when it came out, Daniel Casner describes the benefits of the QB and especially the large wheels that support the ability to maneuver over various terrains.
(h/t to Erico at the IEEE Automation Blog)