A demonstration of our immersive tele-presence system using a Kinect and Oculus Rift, to control control and head motion of a NAO robot. A stereo headset on NAO allows the controller to see from the robots point of view.
In this video demonstration you will see an early test of interaction using an Aldebaran NAO robot as an avatar for a remote person. As well as relaying tracked body motion, audio is streamed through the robot, and sound and vision are relayed to the operator. We are now beginning to test the effects of robot mediated interaction.
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