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Definition Edit

Telepresence refers to a set of technologies which allow a person to feel as if he/she is present at a distant location, to give the appearance that he/she is present, or to have an effect, at a location other than their true location.

Overview Edit

Telepresence requires that the senses of the user, or users, be provided with such stimuli as to give the feeling of being in that other location. Additionally, the user(s) may be given the ability to affect the remote location. In this case, the user's position, movements, actions, voice, etc. may be sensed, transmitted and duplicated in the remote location to bring about this effect. Therefore information may be traveling in both directions between the user and the remote location.

Telepresence can encompass not only audio and video, but also haptic interaction, force feedback, and control of remote devices (teleoperation).[1]

References Edit

  1. Broadband: Bringing Home the Bits, at 104.

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