telepresence robot

[ tel-uh-prez-uhns roh-bot ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌprɛz əns ˌroʊ bɒt /

noun

a robot typically consisting of a motorized stand with a mounted screen that streams audio and video of someone in a remote location so that person can participate in a teleconference while piloting the movement of the robot.

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Also called re·mote pres·ence ro·bot [ri-moht-prez-uhns roh-bot] /rɪˈmoʊt ˌprɛz əns ˌroʊ bɒt/ .

Origin of telepresence robot

First recorded in 1970–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020