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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A situation in which a person’s actions can be sent by electronic signals to a distant place, making it appear that the person is physically at that place

Usage examples (35)
  • The market for high-end video conferencing, known as telepresence, is heating up this week.
  • There is also the issue of telepresence, which is a force multiplier for the people and machines that would be operating on the Moon.
  • Videoconferencing is available for desktops and even through specially designed rooms called telepresence systems, but on wireless handhelds?
  • For now, most of the mobile robots, sometimes called telepresence robots, are little more than ventriloquists 'dummies with long, invisible strings. for more
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