Emerging Technologies and Creativity Research Lab
Telepresence Robot Quick Start Guide
Step 1: Send a request with the date, time and email address you would like to connect to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 2: Click on the link in the email you receive from email@example.com (the Chrome browser seems to work best, so open the link there).
Step 3: Once you are connected, you will see this:
Step 1: Use the arrow keys to control the robot’s direction and movement (the SWAD keys work as well). The space bar is a shortcut to change the robot’s camera view from straight ahead to the floor.
Step 2: Please park the robot on its charger in the T.E.C.H. Playground when your visit is complete. Note: It travels along one floor of Willard independently but definitely needs an escort from floor to floor! It does lose connectivity on the elevator, so the escort may want to use stairs.
A. Robot is not compatible with Windows phones. Android phones require headphones for audio.
B. iPADS--check microphone settings to enable audio
C. Check junk/spam folder if you do not see the email from firstname.lastname@example.org