Sunday May 18, 2014

The People's Bot

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The People's Bot listens in. (Nathan Matias/Flickr)

Nathan Matias and Chelsea Barabas demonstrate The People's Bot, a telepresence robot designed to broaden access to people who otherwise couldn't physically attend events.

<ul> <li><p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTxT7rgMoPE">Watch a video about telepresence robots</a></p></li> <li><p>Other Spark stories on telepresence: <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/spark/full-interviews/2012/09/06/meet-your-robot-manager/">IvanAnywhere</a> and <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/spark/episodes/2013/09/20/225-autonomous-cars-and-the-future-of-cities-always-on-video-communication-ambient-sound-in-the-work/#1">Perch</a></p></li> </ul> <!--START The People's Bot AUDIO HERE --> <esi:include src="/i/avembed/html/avembed.html?clipId=2457399528&mediatype=audio" onerror="continue" /> <div class="clear"></div> <!--END The People's Bot AUDIO -->