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teleoperator

(tĕl″ē-ŏp′ĕr-āt″or)
A machine or device operated by a person at a distance. Such a machine allows tasks to be done deep in the ocean or on orbiting satellites, and allows radioactive materials to be manipulated without danger of exposure to the radioactivity.
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Bilateral control of teleoperators with time delay.
Combining its services with those from third parties in a way end users want to consume them is a vital value proposition to teleoperators who are expanding their role into a multiservice hub for end-users.
Equilibrium revisited: mutual gaze and personal space in virtual environments, PRESENCE: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 10: 583-598.
Verplank, Human and Computer Control of Undersea Teleoperators (Cambridge, MA: ManMachine Systems Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978), table 8.
Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments (Vol.
27) Nick Yee, "The Demographics, Motivations and Derived Experiences of Users of Massively Multi-User Online Graphical Environments" (2006) 15 Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 309 at 316, online: Nick Yee.
A framework for immersive virtual environments (FIVE): Speculations on the role of presence in virtual environments, Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 6, 603-616.
Robinett, "Synthetic Experience: A Proposed Taxonomy," Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 1, no.
the builder of specialty robotic teleoperators for the nuclear industry, and in 2000 it invested $30-million in Goldman Industrial Group.
However, there is limited demand from debt-burdened teleoperators, and the expansion of the UMTS networks has been delayed.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Aerodynamics and Acoustics; Teleoperators and Robotics.