Category Archives: robot

STEM: A Short Video Showing How One Family Lived with the Sony Aibo Robot Dog for a Week

The folks at CNET spent some time living with the Sony Aibo Robot Dog. How did it all work out? Watch this video to find out. Go here for a lot more information on Aibo. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) students can learn how to design robots that can help people feel wanted, loved, and needed. How cool is

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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 Woz. Despite the fast early start for these new products, and not

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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 remain in touch or get me a unit….).  I REALLY would like

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