Tuesday, 30 October 2012

CORDIS plans to "beam" people to meetings

CORDIS plans to "beam" people to meetings:
Robothespian, used as a beaming avatar (Photo: Tim Weyrich, UCL)
In recent years, telepresence systems have become more common. Unfortunately, most of them are little more than a videophone on top of a motorized stick. The EU Commission’s Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS) wants to change that, by developing a system called “beaming.” When fully developed, it should reportedly provide telepresence so real that for the operator and the people at the other end, it will be like the person is actually there. .. Continue Reading CORDIS plans to "beam" people to meetings

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