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Outer space close enough to touch – DLR telepresence research
Telerobots (remotely controlled robots) can be used not only in outer space but also in terrestrial environments that are hazardous for human beings, such as minefields or areas affected by nuclear radiation. Innovations derived from virtual reality telepresence and teleaction are also being employed in technology for medicine and production environments. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) leads the world with its research into the field known as 'multimodal telepresence'.
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Last update: 07/09/2010 16:23:08