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Got $3,000 and a lot of trust?

June 6, 2011

RoboDynamics launches Luna – an as-yet not-described telepresence and personal robot. The first 1,000-unit production run, due in Q4, will sell for $3,000 apiece.
Wonderful design and pictures but an awful video.
At recent Google Developer Conference, iRobot’s AVA was displayed using ROSJava on an Android tablet and compared to Luna, BiliBot and others. Interesting review on Singularity Hub.
An eerie telepresence concept from Sony is a helium blimp with the telepresence image projected on the 3’ face of the blimp – it gets around the stairs problem but at what cost?

Frank Tobe
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Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.

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