SPi-Bot : A Gesture Controlled Virtual Telepresence Robot
In today's world, telepresence technology is thriving andwe can see its applications in a wide range. The meaning of “VIRTUAL” is being in effect though actually not. With the advent of telepresence mankind has stepped into a new era of technology. Telepresencecan be defined as a group of technologies thatenables a person to feel his environment via tele robotics even though that person is not physically present. This paperis a detailed report of agesture-controlled spider robot incorporated with telepresence which when interfaced with a handheld device provides a view of the environment, thus giving a feeling of being actually present even though not. The primary goal is to allow the user to have a near world experience even if he is not physically present.