Workbot has created a unique design of low cost TelePresence robot- the “WorkBot”. The unique design allows to break the cost/performance equation of humanoid robot, enabling low cost TelePresence solution for retail stores .
The human operator of the WorkBot wear a suit that measure each movement of is own body, the WorkBot copy every movement of the operator vie an internet link and create an exact copy of the human body at the remote location. The operator can hear and see exactly what the WorkBot see thus create an exact copy of his body language mouth and voice. WorkBot TelePresence technology allow retailers to employ low cost employee at remote location to perform sales tasks in high cost of living areas. In USA, the federal government give incentive of up to 9600$ per employee for hiring special groups This will allow retailers to save 60% of their employment cost. Retailer also have the option to hire low cost remote robot operators in India at a cost of 1-2$ per hour.