Double Robotics Double. iPad on wheels of
Different supports for iPad exists much, even there is a lot of and such accessory as Double from the Double Robotics company too belongs to this category of products. But its cost makes $2500, yes, I was not mistaken with zero — two thousand 500 "evergreen" American dollars. After all in combination Double is besides the robot for teleconferences.
All the same $2500 for such piece expensively? For the comparison, similar Anybots QB on functionality is on sale on the prices from $10 thousand. By the way, the functionality question in this case also is more interesting. It should be noted that $2500 are necessary the mechanized support, and after all to it it is necessary to add besides the price of a couple of iPad. One is established in Double, the 2nd is in any place of a planet Earth in hands at the user. Directly with its help management of the remote robot with the tablet set up on it displaying a physiognomy (or other part of a body, at will) the user also will be made.
Naturally, functioning of such system needs Internet access for both tablets. In turn the boat possesses very ample opportunities in respect of mobility. The mass of a design makes about 7 kg, and its height varies from 1st to one and a half meters, the user determines this parameter itself by the DU screen panel on iPad. He allows to operate car. The picture from the chamber of remote iPad is broadcast on the screen of the user tablet, respectively, for work it will be necessary the device of the second or third generation. iPad of the first generation have no chamber.
It is enough battery built in in a boat for 8 hours of independent work of system. Without considering teleconferences it it is possible to use, for example, in museums or for control of employees. Examples of work of Double Robotics Double are shown in the clip below:
Made the advanced order of such piece people will receive it at a discount in $500, but deliveries of Double will begin not earlier than December of this year. [The Verge]