[ tel-uh-prez-uhns roh-bot ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌprɛz əns ˌroʊ bɒt /
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
Words nearby telepresence robot
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