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    Telepresence: The Next Best Thing to Being Therei
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    George Putic
    February 02, 2016 7:48 PM
    It sounds like a futuristic concept, but the ability to be present at two or even more locations at the same time, called telepresence, has been around since the first live TV broadcast in 1929. However, being able to be present and move around at will is something that required marrying television with robotics. VOA’s George Putic reports.

    Telepresence: The Next Best Thing to Being There

    George Putic

    Published February 02, 2016

    It sounds like a futuristic concept, but the ability to be present at two or even more locations at the same time, called telepresence, has been around since the first live TV broadcast in 1929. However, being able to be present and move around at will is something that required marrying television with robotics. VOA’s George Putic reports.


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