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The G Dog Fezian Inactive Member09 Mar 2017 5:08 a.m. PST

My VP works remotely… a lot. So we don't see much of him. But this week, I encountered a new device in his on site office. A mobile virtual presence device. Almost straight out of Big Bang Theory.

This is not the droid I was looking for.

If I see this thing rolling around the office, I've very tempted to slap a restraining bolt on it and sell it to some Jawas.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2017 9:45 a.m. PST

OMG!

Dan

Personal logo Tacitus Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2017 1:59 p.m. PST

I saw something like that used to keep a bedridden high schooler "in class". His robot rolled around school from class to class and everyone could see is face on the screen. Creepy but cool.

JSchutt09 Mar 2017 3:32 p.m. PST

Are you so sure he is actually on the other end??

The G Dog Fezian Inactive Member13 Mar 2017 10:17 a.m. PST

Are you so sure he is actually on the other end??

Like Tacticus says, it's got a display screen that should show his face from the video camera on his end.

It was very reminiscent of the boardroom scene in Demolition Man.

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