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The busy bot roaming the office

Dan Simmons interacts with a robot designed to allow busy people to get around the office even when they are out of the country.

Anybot is a webcam mounted on a mobile base that allows those around it to have a conversation with the absent person. It can be controlled remotely by users with an internet connection.

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