Several remote telepresence robots have come to market over the past few years, and more are on the way. Shown below are drivable remote telepresence robots from MantaroBot, Vgo, Anybots, and Suitable Technology. A lower cost non-mobile desktop alternative from Revolve Robotics, known as the “Kubi,” is shown at the right.
ABI Research has projected that the global market for telepresence robots is projected to reach $13 billion by 2017.
Robot sales to consumers could quadruple to $6.5 billion by 2017, according to New York-based ABIresearch.
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