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RP2W Two Way Remote Presence Robot - Open Style - DISCONTINUED
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RP2W Two Way Remote Presence Robot - Open Style - DISCONTINUED
Item Name:
RP2W Two Way Remote Presence Robot - Open Style - DISCONTINUED
Item #:
TP-600-302
Manufacturer:
SuperDroid Robots
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Description:

The RP2W (Remote Presence 2-Way) is a remote presence robot which allows professionals in different geographical locations to teleconference and establish a remote presence via a mobile robot. Real-time video allows for detailed viewing and audio of the surroundings. The robot allows mobility within the workplace. The robot, made by SuperDroid Robots Inc. has two-way video, two way-audio, optional non-contact sensors, battery voltage monitoring, 4 relay outputs for controlling up to 10A loads each, and optional encoders for tracking distance. All of this is accomplished using wireless technology. The robot is controlled from a remote location using a personal computer and a gamepad controller.

The robot is controlled through the office/remote location using a WiFi 802.11b/g network. The office router then allows the remote user to port through to the robot from the internet. SuperDroid Robots RP2W control software establishes a connection to the robot so the remote user can command and control the robot and view the camera. If for any reason the remote connection is interrupted or broken the robot will detect the lost connection and safely stop driving. The robot will automatically resume when the connection is re-established. Connecting the robot to the office network is simple, it's a standard laptop so you scan for your wireless router and connect to it. The Laptop should be given a static IP address to allow the remote user or router to easily find the robot's laptop.

Applications:

  • Video Conferencing - Allows the remote user to drive the robot around the office anywhere within the WiFi network.
  • Mobile Robotic Platform - Eliminate expensive air travel, attend meetings using this mobile video conferencing robot. Mobile robotic platform allowing the user to drive with wireless internet connection and video conference.
  • Development Platform - The open chassis design allows for easy installation of components and sensors. This makes it ideal for a development platform for autonomous control algorithms and remote precense applications.

Standard Configuration:

This robot comes with the recommended and most popular set up. By changing, adding or removing features at the bottom of this page you can configure the robot to suit your needs and budget.

  • Platform: Standard assembled robot as pictured.
  • Chassis: Open 2WD chassis kit. Includes the upper deck kit.
  • Audio/Video: 360+ degree tilt, 150+ degree tilt with USB camera mounted on a mast and PC Speakers including wiring and assembly.
  • Batteries: 2 Sealed 12V batteries built into the robot. The batteries are run in parallel for longer run time.
  • Charging System: A manual charging jack on the back of the robot that you manually plug into using a 12VDC charger.
  • Motor Controllers: 2 PWM Motor Controllers.
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.
  • Remote User Items:
    • USB gamepad controller.
    • Installation CD with Remote SDR custom RP2W software including instructional Videos.
    • Support Setting up the robot.
  • Assembly: The entire robot will be assembled, configured, tested, and supported by our professionally trained staff here in NC.


The Remote PC for the remote user is NOT included. A standard laptop or PC with a webcam works fine.


Available Options:

(Selected Below)
  • Motors: Several different motors can be selected, see options below.
  • Sensors: The front bumper and front and rear sonar sensors including wiring and assembly.
  • Audio/Video: Omit the 360+ degree tilt, 150+ degree tilt with USB camera mounted on a mast and PC Speakers and replace it with the laptop camera and speakers. This option will save some cost, but remove a lot of functionality.
  • Enhanced Control Board: Supports encoders for tracking the distance the robot has traveled. The standard control board will not support encoders.
  • Lights: This option adds lights to the pan and tilt camera housing that can be remotely controlled for seeing in the dark.
  • Computer and Charger: The laptop will come completely configured and setup. The laptop charger is a special charger that charges the laptop from the robots batteries. It is strongly recommended that this option is selected to eliminate any complications with setting up the computer to properly interface with the robot.
  • Docking Station: This is a base that you back the robot into and the robot is automatically charged with a 12VDC charger.

Contact us if you would like a custom configuration of this robot.

Documentation and Support:

Delivery:

  • This robot is built to order based on the options selected below. Please allow 3-8 weeks for shipment.
  • Actual delivery may vary based on workload, contact us for a more accurate delivery time or if you need expedited delivery.
  • This robot is heavy and will include an enclosed custom wooden shipping crate.

Video:

Item Options - Customize
Select an option by clicking on its button. To see more details about the option select the option name, selecting 'more details' in the pop-up will take you to that options product page. Default selections (if any) are pre- selected for you. Click on the update button below to see the price with your selected options.

Any of the gear motors listed below will work fine. The slower speed motors will have more power. The IG42 motors are more powerful than the IG32 motors.

This option installs a front bumper along with front and rear sonar sensors.

No Sensors
Include Sensor Package (Add $496.00)

The built in webcam and laptop speakers can be used or for much better performance and flexibility a 360 degree pan and 150 degree tilt with external speakers can be added.

No Pan and Tilt or External Speakers
Pan and Tilt USB camera on Mast and Ext. Speakers (Add $362.00)

Select the Enhanced control board and wiring if you plan on using encoders for tracking your distance traveled. Make sure you select motors with encoders above if you select this option.

No Encoder Support
Add Encoder Support for logging distance driven (Add $439.00)

This option includes LED Lights mounted on the camera system with power and controls.

No Lights
Add LED lights (Add $89.00)

It is recommended that we supply the laptop computer and DC charger. The laptop will be completely configured and tested. If desired you can omit the laptop and charger and we will supply a CD to install the program on your PC.

No computer or laptop charger
Include configured laptop and laptop charger (Add $498.00)

This option is for a docking station that the remote user can drive the robot into to charge the Robot's main battery and Laptop Battery.

Select this if you need other custom features

Other Custom Feature
Item Price
Adjusted Price
$3,397.10

This is our Generation 4b RP2W (Remote Presence 2-Way) Robot with an open platform style.  The Robot that can be configured with no sensors to a full sensor package.
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