Linux-powered telepresence bot gets a boost

Posted by Ridcully on Aug 23, 2013 3:06 AM EDT
LinuxGizmos; By Rick Lehrbaum
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Suitable Technologies has absorbed a majority of the employees of Willow Garage, the research lab that created Texai technology central to Suitable Tech’s “Beam” mobile telepresence robot. The remotely-piloted Beam bot, which can be controlled via a WiFi or 4G LTE cellular, runs Robot Operating System plus low-latency Skype-like video conferencing software atop a Ubuntu-derived embedded OS.

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