Telepresence: The Experience of Natural Interactions

The 1996 hit movie Jerry Maguire, starring Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger, has long since reached cult status. Memorable quotes from the movie have become an integral part of day to day language. One quote that has entered the public lexicon is “show me the money!” Nowadays, Telepresence is “showing the money” in the corporate …

Telepresence on the Big Screen

In 1902, Georges Méliès, a French magician and filmmaker produced and directed the world’s first science fiction film titled A Trip to the Moon. Since then, science fiction has evolved into one of the most popular and successful genres on both the big and small screen. In addition to being a beloved genre, science fiction …

IMTC 2013 Forum Call for Speakers

IMTC will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year. We are planning an exciting event with insightful keynote presentations, technology updates and seminars, an award ceremony and a reception to properly celebrate IMTC’s anniversary. The event will be conducted in the traditional IMTC Forum format as the previous years and will take place in Porto, Portugal …

Contextual Awareness- Is This What 2025 Will Look Like?

On June 26, 2012, IMTC held its bi-annual 2025 Virtual Conference. The main issue discussed in the conference was how will technology impact our lives and operate in 2025? Nowadays, video communication has reached a point of maturation as TV’s support Skype video conferencing and smartphones are capable of delivering HD quality videos. These are …

Immersive Telepresence Experience – With an iPad

When you say telepresence, most people think of a large, well lit room filled with equipment that’s worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. But a new company is trying to redefine what telepresence is – by going back to basics. Double Robotics, a Mountain View CA startup, created a new product that delivers a somewhat …