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 […]