Eric Brown's sampling of some innovative, new, or newly updated robots ranging from simple kits to a few advanced systems that have yet to leave the laboratory. Click the link, below, to read the full story.
Beam (Suitable Technologies)
This Ubuntu- and ROS-based telepresence robot stands 62 inches tall, offers a 17-inch screen, and can move at human walking speed. The $16,000 Beam features WiFi or 4G, dual cameras, speakers, and a six-microphone array.