January 15, 2014

Linux-Powered Telepresence Robot Gets Personal

Suitable Technologies is accepting 1,000 pre-orders at $995 for Beam+, a smaller, less costly, consumer model of its Linux-powered “Beam” mobile telepresence robot. The remotely-piloted Beam+ bot, which can be controlled via a WiFi or a 4G LTE cellular connection, runs the open source Robot Operating System (ROS) plus low-latency Skype-like video conferencing software on […]

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