telepresence

Definitions

Electronics

  • A system which enables a person in one location to perceive conditions, such as those of the surrounding environment, of a remote location, and perform actions at said remote location. Telepresence provides the person, or teleoperator, the necessary sensory input, including that required for visual, auditory, and tactile perception, and incorporates the essential communications and mechanical systems required to be able to manipulate objects and otherwise interact with that present at the remote site. Used, for instance, to perform surgery from a remote location, or to control a robot at another location. Also called telepresence system.
  • The feedback received by a teleoperator.
  • The actions performed by a teleoperator at the remote location.
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