Telepresence – the Next Big Thing After Roomba?

Grishin Robotics invests USD250,000 in Double Robotics, an interesting telepresence robot company that uses the iPad as an interface. There are a few telepresence robotics company around but this one has caught the interest in Grishin. There’s a lot of potential in developing for mobile platforms and it’s one of the first integrations of the current big thing, mobile devices, and the next big thing – robotics. With the price tag of $1,999, there are many people who can afford this. It cost less than 2 iPhone 5s.

Grishin Robotics is an investment company founded by Dmitry Grishin, the Russian Co-founder and Chairman of Mail.ru. They have already invested USD 25 million in various companies waiting for the next big boom in technology – Robotics.