May 24, 2016      

The animatronics at Disney parks have been lip-synching to music for decades, but telepresence robots are offering new capabilities beyond remote-controlled entertainment.

Telepresence is allowing workers to attend multiple meetings, homebound students to participate in classes, and doctors to visit patients in remote hospital wards.

For instance, Audi is using VGo from Vecna Technologies to link its dealers and mechanics. Advanced telepresence will find an even wider range of applications, pr...

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