Video collaboration robots coming soon

Nov. 12, 2013

In early 2014, iRobot Ava 500 autonomous robotic mobility platforms will become available. These robots are designed for remote team collaboration, tour guide, and facility inspection applications. Controlled by an iPad interface, the robots are able to travel to a specific location as defined by the user, building and maintaining a map of its movements as it travels. When a session is completed, the robots automatically return to its docking station for charging. It's video and audio components are controlled by Cisco TelePresence EX60.

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James Carroll

Former VSD Editor James Carroll joined the team 2013.  Carroll covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles, Carroll managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.

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