Category: robot

Beam: Robotic Video Conferencing

I started seeing robotic video conferencing devices appear around 2010. I wrote a few blogs on the HeadThere Giraffe, AnyBots, and VGo  (see my blog entries here) and even watched an episode of “The Big Bang Theory” which featured Sheldon using a “nice virtual presence device” to meet the […]

VGo Robotic Video Conferencing

  Here is another robotic video conferencing device.  VGo. In the video they call it: “Robotic Telepresence”…how errrr, interesting.  Gotta love those Marketing folks…gettin’ the buzz words down.  🙂 I will try to get the VGo at AltamontCowork to test (the others (Giraffe, and AnyBots, have failed to […]

“The Big Bang Theory” Videoconferencing

If you watched the “The Big Bang Theory” last night you saw a really cool application for videoconferencing.  Do a search on “HeadThere Giraffe” (I’m serious) in this blog to see a very similar (and nicer) implementation (I copied the picture above). I was watching the show but was called away (by Lori!) to do […]

Anybots Robotic Videoconferencing

I wrote a blog entry a couple of years ago on a robot that could do videoconferencing.  See this link.  I never heard anything more… Here is newer product (Anybots) that is, I believe, getting close to release. Just thought you might like it…..I still think the idea […]

HeadThere Giraffe

YeOldeTechy says: “This is COOL!” Check out this new product that YeOldeTechy hopes he will be able to get his hands on to evaluate for this blog. Really quickly here is what the HeadThere Giraffe is: 1. It is a Videoconferencing System that works over the Internet. 2. […]