Astronauts in Orbit Around Alien Planets Should Explore Surfaces With Robots and VR
“The historical presumption is that exploration means ‘boots on the ground.’ But we’ve gone way beyond that.”
This Little Robot Acts as a Real-Life 'Avatar' for Humans
Yuutu Banda, who is paralyzed, uses the telepresence bot to go to work.
Take a Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes with POV-Altering Headgear
Rekimoto Lab’s JackIn Space system combines telepresence and virtual reality, allowing users to trade perspectives.
Waiting to Socialize in VR? Try a Telepresence Bot
Who needs to visit a virtual world when you can virtually transmit yourself into a real place?
The Japanese Professor Who's Spent Three Decades Perfecting a Human Avatar
Susumu Tachi feels like the moment for telexistence has finally come.
This VR Headset Lets You See the World Through the Eyes of a Robotic Teddy Bear
Because we’ve all wanted to feel what it’s like to be a stuffed animal.
Laurie Anderson Collaborates with a Former Guantanamo Bay Detainee
'HABEAS CORPUS' live projects the image of former prisoner Mohammed el Gharani onto a massive sculpture in the Park Avenue Armory.
Watch These Mind-controlled Robots Help Disabled Users Defeat Physical Barriers
Test subjects with motor control disabilities were able to maneuver a Skype-connected robot with just their thoughts.
Virtual Reality Phone Booths Are Already Here
This telepresence system can connect any number of devices to the same virtual world.
You know I love you, and that I have no prejudices against cutting-edge technology. But, I just—I need you as a person. Not as a machine.
Robots Are Caring for Elderly People in Europe
The machine uprising looks a lot less threatening when their main task is to care for old people.
Can't Attend a Conference? This Telepresence Bot Will Get You In
The People's Bot wants to make telepresence available to more than just the rich and famous.