This is the new robot from Anybots called QA. Using this telepresence robot, you can log on to attend meetings or other duties at work.
QA rides on a Segway like base and does not fall over even when pushed. QA also has a green laser that can be used for pointing at charts or stuff in meetings.
- Batteries: rechargeable Li ion, 4-6 hours of operation
- Connectivity: 802.11g wireless (optional 3G cellular)
- Cameras: two 5 MP color, with ir illuminator
- Video: 20 FPS @ 640×480 (depending on network)
- Display: 7 inch (18 cm) color LCD in chest
- Laser pointer: green 10 mW, points and draws shapes
- Speed: up to 6 MPH (10 km/h)
- Height: 5 foot (152 cm) standing, 2 foot (61 cm) bending
- Weight: 30 pounds (14 kg)
- Client software: PC and Mac compatible
Check out a video from Popular Mechanics.
The robot will eventually retail for a wopping $30,000.