iRobot Ava 500 – telepresence will cost you 69 500 dollars
Telepresence is a key element for the operation of large, multinational businesses. Unlike conventional video calls and conferences, it gives remote employees the opportunity to move freely around the office.
On the market there are a number telepresence platforms, but many believe that the best is iRobot. Recently, the company producing the most popular vacuum cleaners robotic announced Ava 500 – telepresence robot developed together with Cisco. The device relies on the platform for telepresence Cisco EX60 and uses the standard combination of sensors and algorithms that orient other products of iRobot.
It is sufficient to use a smartphone or tablet to indicate where and when to come Ava. After the meeting, the robot returns to the charging dock. iRobot 500 can be bought for 69,500 dollars or rented for $ 2,500 a month.