Congratulations, Your Robot Just Accepted Your Friend Request

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

  • Rich LeGrand

Monday 14th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

Telepresence is a straightforward application of robot technology -- a robot becomes your eyes, ears and possibly arms and legs which allows you to become "telepresent" in a remote location. But telepresence is only one example of how you might want to interact with a robot over the web. We are using social networks to interact with robots and physical devices so they can become part of your custom information network. We use Google technologies such a Gtalk and Android to form the basis of the network. And we plan on making middle school, high school and college kids our first users. This project is open source.

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Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Mon 14th March 2011

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