The drone is designed to fly indoors and move from room to room. A typical telepresence robot, which often amounts to an iPad mounted to a roving stand, can't go up stairs and is difficult to navigate in the unpredictable floor plans that are typical of large tech companies, the application says.
Google suggests a telepresence system on a quadcopter drone could be much more agile for moving around the room, take up less space, consume less energy and provide an experience that's more engaging overall than a ground-based robot.
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