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Mantaro Introduces the MantaroBot TeleTrak Telepresence Robot for Rugged Industrial, Manufacturing, and Construction Environments
GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mantaro, a leading developer of mobile telepresence products, announced today the launch of their new addition to the MantaroBot TelePresence Robot lineup, the MantaroBot TeleTrak™. With the introduction of a tracked based drive system, the user can drive the TeleTrak to monitor projects in rugged terrain and dynamic environments remotely, locations they could never do so before. The TeleTrak opens up the world of mobile telepresence to the industrial, manufacturing, and construction environments as users can can now remotely traverse uneven terrain, steps, and obstacles as high as 4" tall. Watch a short video of the TeleTrak telepresence robot.
Panopto Joins the Big Dollar Club and Preps for Growth
Seattle-based Panopto, provider of enterprise and education video solutions, announced that it has secured $42.8 million in funding. This follows on to two previous Series A and B rounds that totaled $8 million. The company gave us some specifics regarding where the money is going, and Alan explores the competitive landscape and why Panopto has some runway with which to play. Read More >>
Los Angeles, CA -- Today marks the launch of a much anticipated Kickstarter campaign for the HELLO. Solaborate is using Kickstarter to raise funding and awareness for their HELLO, all-in- one, 4K TV communication platform.
Businesses have endless options when it comes to online collaboration and conducting virtual meetings. Though, if your small to midsize business (SMB) or enterprise is already using products in the Atlassian ecosystem, such as Atlassian HipChat $2.00 at Atlassian, Atlassian Confluence Free at Atlassian, or Jira Service Desk $10.00 at Atlassian, the company just made built-in video chat a lot easier with the launch of an updated HipChat Video.
Two iRobot veterans, including the company's former lead roboticist, just disclosed that they have raised $5 million of a planned $6 million round for a video conferencing technology startup based in Somerville that says it's about to launch its first product. Antonio Rodriguez, general partner at Matrix Partners and an early investor in Oculus, is an investor, alongside iRobot's VC arm, iRobot Ventures.
I recall my first conversation with Rowan Trollope, Cisco's senior vice president and general manager of Internet of Things (IoT) and applications, back in 2012. He joined Cisco to head up the companies Collaboration Business Unit, and it was clear from our first conversation that collaboration under Trollope would be markedly different than it had been.
Video calling is the next best thing to being with someone in person, but too often it can be a frustrating or complicated experience. You shouldn't have to worry about whether your call will connect, or if your friend is using the same type of device as you are. It's no wonder that nearly half of us never make video calls on mobile*.
For those who think that Google Hangouts, Slack or Skype aren't enough to meet their business needs, please allow me to introduce you to Pluot.
Almost every videoconferencing system on the market seems to be difficult to set up, unreliable, or just a hassle to use. But a device described in a new Google patent might be able to do away with choppy video and awkward camera angles, and make it really feel like the faces of your coworkers are in the office with you. If you can put up with the buzzing.
Destination weddings can be fraught with guest-list politics. Do I have to invite my second cousin's inappropriate girlfriend? I'm inviting my high school best friend, but only because I'm sure she'll decline. But now, literally anyone can attend your wedding--virtually, at least.
Glasses-free 3D cinema is one step closer after a team from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science presented an approach that covered every seat in a theatre. The prototype, called Cinema 3D, uses an array of lenses and mirrors to deliver the 3D effect to an audience.
Santiago Chile Open House & Demo Week Events - ADAPTOR Chile will be hosting an open house and demonstration of Array Telepresence's Equal-i Technology on Thursday, August 18th from 4-7:00 PM at their offices at Av. Vitacura 2909 of.216, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile. Please RSVP to either RSVP@ArrayTelepresence.com, or email@example.com . For organizations that can't attend the Open House Event ADAPTOR Chile will be participating in Array's Global Demo Week event the following week August 22nd-26th where they have the ability to call and demonstrate Equal-i Technology globally over videoconferencing with technical sales assistance available in both Spanish and English.
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InFocus Corporation (www.infocus.com) today announced Mondopad Ultra - a new line of premium multi-touch collaboration displays. With all-in-one videoconferencing, interactive whiteboarding and data sharing, the Mondopad Ultra product line delivers exceptional high-definition 4K clarity with seamless operation and enterprise integration right out of the box. The feature-rich Mondopad Ultra is available in impressive 80-inch and 85-inch screen sizes, raising the bar for premium displays by enabling the best image clarity, most powerful computing and coherent ease of use for professional and education environment
A popular cam site is hoping that our brave new world of high-tech lovin' has plenty of people in it that want virtual 'sex' with cam models. Next month, CamSoda is launching a new virtual-reality (VR) platform that will allow patrons to physically 'interact' with performers via teledildonics, a.k.a. connected and coordinating sex toys-technology that's long been bound by patent law, but which soon may finally be let loose.
It was March of 1991 and Polycom co-founder Brian Hinman and I were on yet another urgent trip to buy components.
Brian and I had known each other for years. We first worked together in 1984 starting PictureTel, a pioneer in creating the hyper-efficient video compression techniques that are still a driving force of the Internet. When, a few years later, we decided to form Polycom, it was to build things that let people communicate not only with video, but however they wanted.
Last week Cisco Live! in Las Vegas brought together Cisco customers, partners, developers, and engineers for the latest in Cisco's portfolio and a sneak peak of things to come. On the collaboration front Cisco's Rowan Trollope, an SVP and GM of IoT and Applications, Jonathan Rosenberg, CTO of the Collaboration Group, and Jens Meggers, and SVP and GM of the Cloud Collaboration Group made announcements on Cisco & Apple integration, how Cisco is working with IBM on artificially intelligent digital assistants and chat bots, and how Spark is combining next-generation collaboration tools with work flow improvements and wide interoperability.
Microsoft Research recently revealed details about its latest project called Fusion4D which is a new pipeline for live multi-view performance capture, generating temporally coherent high-quality reconstructions in real-time. Their algorithm supports both incremental reconstruction, improving the surface estimation over time, as well as parameterizing the nonrigid scene motion.
During a keynote presentation at Cisco Live, Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins spoke about aligning business needs with technology, the need to be agile and the importance of security.
Polycom Inc. agreed to be acquired by private-equity firm Siris Capital Group LLC and ended its previously announced deal with Canadian telecommunications company Mitel Networks Corp.
Remember the Surface Table? The coffee-table sized tablet that was supposed to become a staple in every corporate office until tablet-sized tablets became a thing? Well the French company Kineti is back with the same idea, albeit at a slightly cheaper price.