Android tablet owners that are also looking for an affordable telepresence robot might be interested in Origibot, that has been designed be the world’s first affordable telepresence robot with an articulated arm and gripper option.
The Origibot telepresence robot project has launched over on the Indiegogo website and provides both two way audio and video but also full control of its five degrees of movement. Check out the video below to learn more.
“ORIGIBOT is a fully robotic platform that pairs with your Android phone or tablet (running our free App) to become a complete telepresence solution. You connect remotely to ORIGIBOT from anywhere in the world on most any device with an Internet connection (Android, iOS, Windows, Mac) via our secure cloud service.
Since it uses WebRTC technology, the web interface is simple and light (doesn’t require any additional plugins or java applets). It’s also fast and responsive with minimal lag over broadband connections.
Not only do you have two-way audio and video, but also full control of the robotic platform, arm, and gripper. How awesome is that? A full 5 degrees of freedom (including the robot base) to interact with the remote environment!
By leveraging your existing device as its communications hub, display, and camera, we were able to create something awesome at a great price. Also, because its Android, this opens the door to unlimited applications and future enhancements from users and the community.”
Pledge pricing for Origibot includes :
• Early Bird Origibot Basic (no arm or gripper) – $329
• Origibot Basic (no arm or gripper) – $399
• Early Bird Origibot Plus (with arm and gripper) – $599
• Origibot Plus (with arm and gripper) – $699
• Early Pre-Order Origibot Plus – $199 up front, $450 on shipment date
• Add a 7-inch Android Tablet – $99 (no mention on which tablet will be included)
For more information on the new Origibot jump over to the Indiegogo website for details via the link below.
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