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Remote Site

Remote Site is a telepresence term which defines the physical point the telepresence is directed to, as opposed o the space the user is physically in.

See also: Telepresence, Local Site

Below, we offer a selection of links from our resource databases which may match this term.

Related Dictionary Entries for Remote Site:

Local Site

Remote Site



Resources in our database matching the Term Remote Site:

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All-in-Premium Remote
It had to happen sooner or later; a remote control with an inbuilt television screen for the truly lazy. At CES 2010, Samsung delivered on what is basically one such device. Designed to work with Samsung's 9000-series flatscreen TVs, the remote is essentially a mini pad computer, with a design not too dissimilar from an iPhone.

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Large Image Display: The Stepford Wives: Remote Controlled Human
Here we have a remote control, used to control what was originally a human, now just a glorified appliance. If the idea of a remote being used to control a human seems preposterous, remember GVS.

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Large Image Display:Overview of Remote Neural Propagation
The diagrammatic representation for easy understanding, of how dendrites and axons in the nervous system might be attached to a a remote body via the Internet.

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Sensor Webs Monitoring Microclimates
How do you set up a sensor web in a forest? Solar power is useless thanks to the canopy. Wildlife will get tangled up in the cables, as will people trying to manage the forest. Units need to be monitored for damage requiring dedicated staff on-site. If only we could fix all these problems, we could use sensor webs in remote areas... What's that? They're all fixed, you say?

Complete Website: The Escapist
An excellent site, fighting to protect and promote RPGing of all types. Since most (decent) virtual worldlets fall under the RPG umbrella, this site is most definitely worth a look.

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SUAVe: Redefining Archaeology With Aerial AI
The SUAVE system is a semi-autonomous UAV, the brainchild of an archaeologist and an engineer. It flies over any dig site, continually taking pictures to convert into a 3D model, reducing the time taken to map a site from painstaking 2-3 years to a single month or less.

Complete Website: Mudders' Cave
A site dedicated to player-to-player communication, and a small group of MUDs. An established site, with a precise focus towards the players, not the worlds. Also includes a moderate-sized database of player-names, and an attempt to find out why players leave individual worlds.

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Podcast: Johnny Lee: Creating tech marvels out of a $40 Wii Remote
This cast from TED 2008, looks at how the cheap wii-mote can be easily repurposed to do the job of much more expensive VR hardware.

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Book Quotes: Form Without Presence
A look at a simple yet profound quote of Arthur C Clarke's on connecting a remote waldo to your body such that you would not know the difference, and our thoughts on just how that would be accomplished practically.

Complete Website: The Art of Building
The ultimate site for MUD/MOO/MUSH builders! contains virtually everything a builder would need to get started, and quite a bit more besides.


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After people have hurled the Wii-mote across the room brandishing it like lemmings, Nintendo have brought out the Wii remote jacket.

The Wii Remote Jacket, a durable, silicone cover for the Wii Remote, provides a variety of b...

Flight simulator site Avsim has been "destroyed" by malicious hackers.

The site, which launched in 1996, covered all aspects of flight simulation, although its main focus was on Microsoft's Flight Simulator.


At SIGGRAPH, HP announced HP Remote Graphics, software designed to provide remote access to workstations overs standard networks. The software is built on HP's proprietary compression and decompression technology that allows large files to...

David Bruemmer and Douglas Few, two U.S. Department of Energy scientists in Idaho say they have adapted technology from Nintendo's Wii remote to control Packbot, a robot with bomb disposal capability.

The scientists said ope...

A new site, calling itself Cyborg Web Shop has launched, offering all manner of plausible augments for the human form. Upgrade your eyes, your larynx, your brain?s neural circuitry, smog filte...