Documentation through a remote presence robot

  • US 8,849,680 B2
  • Filed: 01/29/2009
  • Issued: 09/30/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/29/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A robotic system, comprising:

  • a robot that has a robot camera, a robot monitor, a robot microphone, and a robot speaker;

    a remote station that has a station camera, a station monitor, a station microphone, and a station speaker, said remote station and said robot are capable of establishing a telepresence session during which said station monitor is coupled to said robot camera and displays a robot image captured by said robot camera, said robot monitor is coupled to said station camera and displays a station image captured by said station camera, said station speaker is coupled to said robot microphone, and said robot speaker is coupled to said station microphone to enable two-way audio communication between said robot and said remote station, said remote station controls said robot during said telepresence session and said telepresence session results in session content data that is non-image and non-audio data; and

    ,a storage device that stores said session content data during said telepresence session.

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