re: Teleworking; teletransportation

From: Michael Wiik (
Date: Mon Apr 17 2000 - 07:59:12 MDT

"Emlyn (pentacle)" <> wrote:

> Anyway, it would still be good to actually be there. Travelling between
> US and Australia is expensive and crappy. So, what I need is to be able
> to tele-travel. I'm thinking of companies that rent out robot bodies
> that you could control via VR helmets/gloves/etc..., so that I could
> rent a body and get about "in person", by remote control.

Why a robot? Why not an actual person in Oz who would don wireless
telecommunications gear and go to the meetings for you?

Seems to me this would be great training for wannabe actors.


Michael Wiik
Messagenet Communications Research
Washington DC Area Internet and WWW Consultants

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