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Monday, March 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Telepresence is a straightforward application of robot technology -- a robot becomes your eyes, ears and possibly arms and legs which allows you to become "telepresent" in a remote location. But telepresence is only one example of how you might want to interact with a robot over the web. We are using social networks to interact with robots and physical devices so they can become part of your custom information network. We use Google technologies such a Gtalk and Android to form the basis of the network. And we plan on making middle school, high school and college kids our first users. This project is open source.

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Rich LeGrand

PresCharmed LabsRich was teased endlessly in high school for building robots in his spare time. Now he runs Charmed Labs in Austin, which focuses on robotics technologies for use in education. Previous products include the Gigapan imaging robot. (www.gigapansystems.com) He's fascinated... Read More →

Monday March 14, 2011 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Hilton Garden Inn, Sabine

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