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iPresence[March 2023] iPresence Monthly News

[March 2023] iPresence Monthly News

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August 8st marks the beginning of the Hirosaki Neputa Festival in Aomori!

Nemuri nagashi, an event to ward off invisible demons known as sleepiness in hot summer, has been held all over the country for a long time, and the Hirosaki Neputa Festival is one of them.It is said that the festival was held to ward off sleepiness in the middle of summer and to prevent serious illness, and that it evolved into a larger and more beautiful Neputa year after year.The extremely hot days continue, but iPresenceDespite the heat, it was packed with information on the latest telerobots and digital twins.iPresence Monthly We bring you the August issue.Please take a look!

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1. [Implementation report] At the Japan Drone 2023 Exhibition,Telerobo's latest technology for remote business negotiationscarried out!
〜Aiming to build a new business negotiation system by displaying the position of telerobots in the digital twin in real time〜
2. [Case study]23 tele robots in one classroom! Evaluation/utilization after introduction of the latest app at the University of Electro-Communications!
〜iPresence for Zoom (β version) Interview with Director of the University of Electro-Communications e-Learning Center / Professor Kashiwabara〜
3. [Introduction example] “Telerobo remote wedding participation Start rental from XNUMXst day!
~ Start offering at customer's request! Telerobo rental is now available from XNUMX night XNUMX days ~

4. [Event Report] “Super City / Smart City KANSAI 2023”, 7/6-7 held in Osaka! 
5. [Development blog] Rapidly increasing readers!From on-site examples to behind the scenes of development!Get the latest articles!

6. [Solution] Products, services and applications provided by iPresence
~ We will solve the communication problems of the new era!Business areas and service lineup will be released at once! ~
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1. [Implementation report] At the Japan Drone 2023 Exhibition,Telerobo's latest technology for remote business negotiationscarried out!
〜Aiming to build a new business negotiation system by displaying the position of telerobots in the digital twin in real time〜

At Japan Drone 2023 held at Makuhari Messe, we conducted a demonstration experiment using a telepresence avatar robot (hereafter, "Tele Robo") at the venue with the aim of building a new business negotiation system.This initiative is part of the local 5G demonstration experiment of the Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Center,Verification of real-time display of telerobo within the digital twin and verification of remote negotiations at trade shows using teleroboWas.

Telerobo remote business negotiation using self-position estimation technology from digital twin and AI image recognitionImplement

A remote operator remotely controlled a telerobo temi placed near each exhibitor's booth and held a simulated business meeting with the people at the booth.See the products on display at the booth, listen to explanations, and enjoyRealization of telerobo remote business negotiations dozens of times in a day using 10 telerobo unitsI did it.

 

Real-time display of Telerobo's position within the digital twincan youConduct verification

up until this point,The challenge is not knowing where you are in the venue when remotely controlling the teleroboEnglish learning is necessary to prepare for life, learning and interaction with the global environment. <br> IT Skills (programming logic) is necessary to prepare for the needs of the future.<br> Financial literacy is necessary to prepare for creating, managing and being smart with time and wealth.<br>
In this demonstration experiment,Convert the exhibition hall into a digital twin on your browser and display the position of Telerobo in real time..After participating in the Zoom meeting, the remote operator remotely controlled* the telerobo temi in the exhibition hall connected to the same room, and freely walked around the exhibition hall and visited booths.It is now possible to remotely control the tele robot while grasping the surrounding position in the digital twin space.
*You need to download the Zoom-linked app “iPresence for Zoom” in advance

Remote operator's PC screen.Open the browser screen and Zoom screen and perform the operation.

Screen left Display the digital twin space of the exhibition hall,Tele robots at the venue are displayed in space in real time
center of screen From the Zoom meeting screen,View real-time video from the telerobo you are currently operatingpossible
Screen right From the Zoom meeting screen,Telerobo remote control screen currently being operatedYou can freely move around the venue by touching

"Even when I don't have time or opportunity to visit an exhibition,It was a wonderful experience to be able to visit and actually talk with such a remote robot.I felt like I was actually visiting. ”I received a voice from the participants.Thank you for your participation!

iPresence for Zoom, telerobo and digital twin cooperation
If you are interested in or want to know more, please contact us!

 

2. [Introduction example]23 tele robots in one classroom! Evaluation/utilization after introduction of the latest app at the University of Electro-Communications!
〜iPresence for Zoom (β version) Interview with Director of the University of Electro-Communications e-Learning Center / Professor Kashiwabara〜

The beta version of the multi-telerobo operation application "iPresence for Zoom", which was released in April 23, was consulted by Professor Kashiwabara of the University of Electro-Communications, who has been researching learning support using ICT technology for over 4 years. , developed by iPresence.

In addition, Twenty-three telerobots (temi, kubi, telepii) were placed in the laboratory, and eachiPresence for ZoomWe have built a system that allows real communication with remote people through a special sound system, no matter where they are in the room.Did.To Professor KashiwabaraWe asked about the evaluation after introduction to the university laboratory and future utilization at the university.

The front monitor is the screen of iPresence for Zoom (β version). Telerobo can be operated directly from a remote location with the new Zoom application that enables intuitive remote control within the Zoom meeting room.

 

Telerobo can realize close communication online.Develop a system that can be used in university classes!

During the COVID-XNUMX pandemic, the benefits of being able to participate from anywhere in remote communication were recognized at once, but communication became sparse and the number of university student dropouts increased compared to previous years.

"How to realize close communication even online.Since I am also in this research field, the methodology that can be used isTelepresence of the robot, i.e. remote control of the robot, enhances the sense of being thereThat's the way.It has been said in various communication robot research so far, that remote control increases the sense of immersion compared to just being remote. (Professor Kashiwabara)

In Professor Kashiwabara's laboratory, iPresence for Zoom is displayed on a large conference monitor, and various types of tele robots are placed in the room.

"made this timeZoomSo, operating a robot is quite a hurdle for us as well, isn't it?I thought.In particular, I thought that centrally managing and operating robots of different types would be quite difficult, and I wondered if we could do it in a development period of only about half a year.

I said a lot of requests, but most of them were met, and I am really grateful for that point.I am grateful to iPresence for bringing this system to a level where it can be operated.(Professor Kashiwabara)

In the future, we will develop further usage methods and promote

Professor Kashiwabara said that when he introduced this system at an academic conference, many teachers were surprised by the technology for seamlessly connecting to remote locations and wanted to use it.He said with a smile that in the future, he would like to accumulate various operations and introduce them to people outside the university.

The interview video is also available on the iPresence youtube channel (click to move to an external site)

* The construction direction of the entire classroom is "Video System Co., Ltd.was in charge of
*Introduced to: National University Corporation University of Electro-Communications
Collaboration with iPresence for Zoom and TeleroboIf you are interested in or want to know more, please contact us!

 

3. [Case study]“Participate in a remote wedding ceremony with Telerobo Start renting from XNUMX day!
~ Start offering at customer's request! Telerobo rental is now available from XNUMX night XNUMX days ~

I want to invite my dear friend to my wedding, but it is difficult because I live far away.Still, Mr. T, who was looking for a way to get his friend to participate in the wedding ceremony, came across the iPresence website while researching, and received an inquiry from Mr. T (pseudonym) saying that he would like to rent a telerobo because he wants to use it at the wedding ceremony. rice field.

And this time, we rented a self-propelled Double3 that can change the height.Not only video but also two-way audio is delivered, so you can take pictures while talking with your friends. Later, Mr. T said, "It seemed that the remote participants also enjoyed participating."Once again, congratulations on your marriage! !

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4. [Implementation report] Oita“AVATAR-LEARN-Avatar utilization creation cram school / Support value creation using Telerobo!

On June 2023, 6 (Wednesday) at B-biz LINK in Suehiro-cho, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, our company Fujinaga was in charge of the lecturer at [AVATAR-LEARN-Avatar Utilization Creation Cram School] and used telerobo. We gave a lecture on business creation.For those who are considering using telerobo (avatars), we provided lectures and hands-on experience to help them feel familiar with them, and provided advice on how to use them and support for introduction.

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5. [Event report] ”SuperCity / SmartCity KANSAI 2023 Exhibition” 7/6-7 Held in Osaka!

We jointly exhibited with Video Center Co., Ltd. at "SuperCity/SmartCity KANSAI 2023" held at Grand Front Osaka Congress Convention Center on July 7th (Thursday) and 6th (Friday), 7.Telerobot temi is not only displayed in the booth, but also by increasing the volume.It can also be used as an advertising tool for the exhibition venue, such as announcing the opening time of the exhibition seminar to every corner of the exhibition venue.Did.Thank you to everyone who came to visit us in the heat!

 

5.【Development blog] Rapidly increasing readers!From on-site examples to behind the scenes of development!Get the latest articles!

Five months after its release, it is still very popular with increasing access numbers!Tech blog from developers
Guide to Implementing Zoom Apps on Flutter Web – Preparation

As for the background to the implementation of Zoom Apps, 1. Flutter-based development is the mainstream as a development team 2. In the project of an application that utilizes Zoom, I want to use the default Zoom client application, and display the screen as a function However, the desire to operate on the development application matched the use case of Zoom Apps, so we decided to implement Zoom Apps with Flutter.
to be continued…Read the full text

 

6. [Solution] Products, services and applications provided by iPresence
~ We will solve the communication problems of the new era!Business areas and service lineup will be released at once! ~

Business area

iPresence has a wide range of businesses, including the sale, rental, and leasing of telerobo, hardware handling and manufacturing, development of unique applications and provision of services, as well as sales, development, and support in the digital twin and event SaaS areas. We propose total solutions for success.In addition, although not listed here, we are not just selling products, but also creating value, creating new industry standards, and next-generation technology beyond the boundaries of local governments, educational institutions, research institutes, foundations, and private companies. We are entrusted with project-type businesses such as development and demonstration experiments to respond to social issues, and solutions to social issues.

Telerobo models provided by iPresence

Telerobo is a tool that combines video chat, remote control, and a robot body, allowing you to communicate as if "your alter ego exists" there.For details on each model, click the product name below.
-temi(Avatar360)-Dual3  -kubi  -Ohmni  -Mobile phone Telepii-Orihime

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