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Apr 27, 2007 (08:04 PM EDT)

Read the Original Article at http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=199202343


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.
disruptive dial: low