'Telexistence' robot transmits user's sight, hearing and touch

Virtual reality for humans allow robots to do everything else

OK, forget about my Terminator rants for a moment. In this video, we meet a Telexistence Robot, which mimics the actions of a human being connected via virtual reality gear. This allows the robots to move around in environments that humans normally wouldn't go, such as space or their 3 p.m. planning meeting.

Sort of reminds me of Avatar, maybe they should make the robot all blue.

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