telepresence

When you think Canon, you might think cameras, scanners, printers and such. At CES this year, the company did a stride toward the softer side of tech, taking a broader…

We tried out Canon’s VR calling app Kokomo

The metaverse won’t be complete without customized sonic identities and a matching social audio experience that makes the digital representation seamless.

Sonic identity is the missing component for social metaverse experiences

It’s time we started thinking about our devices as objects to keep and care for, repairing and refurbishing things like phones and computers to keep up with the latest advancements.

Our new hybrid lives: Tactile virtual experiences and hardware that lives with us

In the four years since Help Lightning first began pitching its services out of its Birmingham, Ala. headquarters, the company has managed to sign up 100 customers including some large…

Birmingham-based Help Lightning raises $8 million for its remote training and support tools

When siblings Labinot and Mimoza Bytyqi fled the war in Kosovo in 1999, arriving as refugees on the West Coast of the U.S., they would have had no idea they’d…

Smart TV hub Solaborate secures $10M Series A and a go-to-market partnership

Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games are fast approaching, and Toyota is playing a key role in on-site mobility and transportation. The Japanese automaker has unveiled five robots it’s…

Meet the robots Toyota is bringing to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Earlier this year, in a small, grey-walled storefront inside a very large mall in Torrance, Calif. (just past the AMC Center) , the virtual reality game-maker Survios planted its first…

Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S.

Let’s pause on the robots-are-taking-over-our-jobs panic for a minute and take a look at how some robots — telepresence robots, specifically — could be used to give access not only…

The role of telepresence robotics in workforce inclusion

What if I told you that you could visit three continents in one day without leaving your office and truly feel like you were there in person? That you could…

Flipping the office telepresence model

When I’m in a hotel room I like absolute privacy. After all, calling upon Baphomet and/or playing Firewatch takes absolute concentration and I don’t want humans intruding on my reverie.…

The Savioke Robot Is Headed To A Hotel Near You

[tc_aol_on code=”519389447″] You’ve likely seen Double Robotics’ telepresence robot roaming around a tech event or two. The iPad on a stick that live streams into the board room or your…

Meet Double Robotics’ Faster, Sturdier Double 2 Wheeled iPad With A Face

ūmi, the high-powered and ridiculously expensive video chatting service from Cisco, is getting a bit of a price drop. We were initially impressed with the quality at the announcement, but…

Have you ever wanted to reach out and strangle someone during a conference call? Well now you can. MIT’s crazy MeBot is a tiny robot that sits on your desk…