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Beam

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Beam is a telepresence robotic system that can "teleport" you to a remote location, allowing you to move around and interact with people. It is easy to drive and has a large display to improve face-to-face, or screen-to-face, communication.

Creator
Suitable Technologies
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2011
Type
Telepresence, Consumer
Creator
Suitable Technologies
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2011
Type
Telepresence, Consumer

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Specs

FEATURES
Beam Enhanced model: 10-inch LCD screen, HD camera plus dedicated navigation camera, four-microphone array. Two-way streaming audio and video. Able to safely navigate both spacious and confined environments. Assisted-docking feature. ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) certified for ramps and thresholds. Controlled with phone or desktop application.
HEIGHT
134.4 cm | 52.9 in
LENGTH
41.7 cm | 16.4 in
WIDTH
31.3 cm | 12.3 in
WEIGHT
27.2 kg | 60 lb
SPEED
2 km/h | 3.2 mph (max)

SENSORS
Wide-angle view and navigation cameras. Four-microphone array.
ACTUATORS
N/A
POWER
12-V 20-Ah sealed lead-acid battery, 8 hours of operation
COMPUTING
PC hardware platform, Intel Celeron 1.8 GHz dual-core CPU, 4 GB DDR3 RAM, two Wi-Fi radios, one speaker
SOFTWARE
Ubuntu Linux OS. Client and app available for Windows 7/8/10 and Mac OS X, as well as Android and iOS.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
2
MATERIALS
Reinforced polymer
COST
$2,140 (Beam Standard), $4,990 (Beam Enhanced)
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
WEBSITE
https://www.suitabletech.com/

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