In this day and age, you don’t have to be physically present at a specific location to attend a meeting or see your colleagues. Thanks to these telepresence robots, you can use your smartphone or even tablet to interact with others around the world:
Double 2 Telepresence Robot: an advanced telepresence robot capable of capturing 360-degree video (with the right kit) or keeping you connected with your colleagues across the world. It works with your iPad and has a shock absorption mechanism.
Beam+ Smart Presence System: gives you a physical presence anywhere. It has a 10″ display, two HDR cameras, and a 4-microphone array. Use it to maneuver through a home or office environment to see what’s happening.
Ubbo: an open source telepresence robot with Mecanum wheels. It has a base driven by Arduino. It communicates with your tablet via Bluetooth.
PadBot T1: turns your smartphone into a telepresence robot, allowing you to video chat or keep an eye on your pet.
PadBot: this robot lets you use your smartphone to communicate with others via video and audio. It uses iPad, iPad Mini, or an Android tablet as its brain.
MantaroBot TeleTrak: a telepresence robot with a rugged design. It can traverse uneven terrain, steps, and obstacles as high as 4″ tall. It is compatible with Android.
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