Telepresence

tel·e·pres·ence

ˈteləˌprezəns
noun
  1. Refers to a set of technologies which allow a person to feel as if they were present, to give the appearance of being present, or to have an effect, via telerobotics, at a place other than their true location.
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How Telepresence Works

Watch this video for a description of the mechanics of telepresence technology.

Advancing Exploration with Telepresence

Watch Dr. Robert Ballard describe the concept of telepresence and how it benefits the science community.

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