Apr 27, 2007 (08:04 PM EDT)

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Google, Intel, and Microsoft are investing in a Carnegie Mellon University project to create Internet-connected robots that anyone can build from off-the-shelf parts. The heart of the Telepresence Robot Kit is a controller, called Qwerk, that works as an electronic brain and handles wireless Internet connectivity, motion control, and functions like sending and receiving photos or video.
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