In this edition of Channel Chat, IEEE member John Merchant, president of RPU Technology, explains how remotely controlled robotic technology can enable a doctor to do surgery on a patient thousands of miles away, or a factory foreman to control production lines in another city. Merchant, who is presenting at the RoboBusiness 2009 conference this week, explores how telepresence actually means enabling any sort of remote work using a mix of networking and robotic technologies to ultimately eliminate travel and commuting for an improved environment.
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This was first published in April 2009