Some years ago, a new type of attendee began appearing at tech conferences. They were robots with iPads for faces and a disembodied human face on the screen. Those robots were Doubles and the disembodied faces were people who couldn't attend in person. Now, the Double 2 has been unveiled.
The familiar cartoon meme where an angel sits on someone's shoulder and a devil on another, both giving advice in the person's ear is one we all know. But what if you were able to have a real adviser sitting on your shoulder while learning a new task that not only offered advice but oversaw and guided your actions as well? The Grasp telespresence robot is designed to do just that.