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Blockchain Project to Give Users 'Telepresence' Anywhere Via Live Streams They Can Control

April 28, 2018 | Telepresence Options


Story and images by Cointelegraph

A Blockchain-driven company plans to "give people the power to be instantly everywhere" by creating a marketplace where users can hire someone's physical presence in order to see and hear the world as they do.

UbiatarPlay says it is bringing to life technology that has only been seen in sci-fi movies until now. Its system would see individuals, known as Avatars, be paid to live-stream their smartphone camera at a location their "Usar" chooses. A "revolutionary" Graphical User Interface would enable the customer - who could be thousands of miles away - to direct the Avatar and move them where they desire.

The company's white paper highlights several examples of how its platform could be used. For an example, an Avatar based in Egypt could offer museum experiences - "letting people from all over the world freely explore any room, any masterpiece and any document they like."

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