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A small, portable, affordable and independent telepresence robot that provides users with the flexibility to be in two places at once
A small, portable, affordable and independent telepresence robot that provides users with the flexibility to be in two places at once
141 backers pledged $22,972 to help bring this project to life.

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  • -Missing your lovely pets at home so much while you are away?
  • -Wanting to check on your kitchen faucets, oven switch and office lights as soon as you drive away from your home?  
  • -Asking to join a group discussion while you are away from your office?
  • -Trying to bring the rich learning environment of a classroom to a homebound or hospitalized student?
  • -Being ignored unintentionally by your colleagues in many day-to-day hallway conversations just because you are home-based employee?

 

PadBot T1 is a Micro Virtual + Independent Telepresence Robot. Having your own PadBot means you can be free to roam around anywhere without having to be tied to the place while you are needed. It can be in your office, classroom, home, or even the patient room. The unlimited opportunities only come from the ultimate PadBot T1.

PadBot T1 is capable of video chatting, remote controlling, phone charging and crawler moving.

It only takes one click to bring your presence to your lover via PadBot T1 whenever, wherever.

The unique rapid rotary motion from PadBot T1 improves the interaction between you and your pets while you are away.

You will never have to remember to use the wall charger and charging cables for your mobile devices, because simply just plug it in and PadBot T1 will juicy it up for you.

Thanks for the compact size and exquisite design, PadBot T1 can be easily carried around in briefcases.

The Auto-Answering function comes with PadBot App, will automatically establish a secured connection to PadBot T1 while no one at home so you can patrol around your property to make sure everything is in order.

We are new, we are small but we are more open. Join us with the FREE SDK for both Android and iOS developments. PadBot T1 will be your start point of the unlimited opportunities.

 

As shown above, pluging a mobile device into PadBot T1 is easy. PadBot T1 relies on inserted device for controlling and communications.

PadBot T1 uses Bluetooth 4.0 to communicate with attached mobile device after PadBot App has been installed, simply and smartly.

Crawler motion is one of the most important features of PadBot T1, which makes robot move smoothly.

The users of PadBot T1 will have the privileges to use our newly developed Global Servers System to make online one-on-one video chat.

It is quite simple to control PadBot T1 using your mobile device remotely with PadBot App installed.

Provided PadBot App will be your best approach to shift moving peed and adjust video resolution.

In order to prevent from falling and collision, PadBot T1 implemented with our unique PadFall system. It is a smart algorithm working intelligently with installed Collision-avoidance sensors and Front/Rear Anti-Falling sensors.

It is important to be user-friendly alongside device-friendly. PadBot T1 can be easily accommodate with both iOS and Android devices using provided adaptors. Meanwhile, the deployed adaptor will start charging your mobile devices as soon as it is coupled.

 

PadBot T1 comes with two color, pink rose or space grey.

We proudly make PadBot T1 just a little bigger than a 6 inch cell phone at the size of 6.38 in * 5.16 in * 1.4 in (162mm*131mm*36mm).

PadBot T1 is such a tiny robot. It is a challenge for us to squeeze two motors, one battery, multiple circuit boards and sensors into such a small space inside.

The implemented 13.32Wh Li-ion battery provides PadBot T1 the ability to fully charge an iPhone at least once while the PadBot T1 is active. As a reference, the Battery Capacity of iPhone 6s is 6.34Wh (3.7v/1715mAh).

Battery usage:

  • Extreme usage (all sensors on, screen on, full speed, video on): 2 hr
  • Regular usage: 12 hr
  • Standby          :  100 hr

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What is PadBot T1?

PadBot T1 is a micro Virtual + Independent Telepresence Robot. It clones your physical presence when you can't be there in person.

How does PadBot T1 work?

PadBot T1 coupled with an iOS or Android mobile device under Bluetooth 4.0 protocol with PadBot App installed and WiFi/4G enabled. All registered user will be able to invite friends and use our state-of-the-art Global Servers System together for smooth chatting experience.

What languages does PadBot App support?

The Padbot App will be available in 34 different languages.

Will PadBot T1 be able to stop automatically before falling from the edges?

The implemented Anti-Falling System alongside with PadFall algorithm will smartly prevent PadBot T1 falling from the edges.

Is there any collision prevention technology utilized in PadBot T1?

The intelligently build infrared collision prevention system alongside with PadFall algorithm will promptly stop PadBot T1 from moving when human or pets are approaching.

 

 

 

 

We are a professional team specialized in designing, developing and producing high quality telepresence robots. With years of real life software developing, hardware designing and mechanical engineering, we feel confident that our expertise will bring you the best telepresence robot.

After over 300 days of designing and developing PadBot T1 from ground up, it is time to wake her up and engage the smart telepresence robot with your everyday life. It will be our honor to witness such a beautiful masterpiece come alive with your support.

Risks and challenges

The estimated delivery date of PadBot T1 is October, 2016. We have done our best to create a solid production plan based on demand forecasting. But shipping is out of our control, there might be a possibility that shipping will be delayed due to weather or availability. Most importantly, we've learned a lot from launching our first product previously and we will try our best to manage the risk. Should we miss projections, we will keep everyone informed and up to date.

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    This perk contains one PadBot T1 (2 colors available) + one PadBot Key ring+ worldwide shipping. Yes, people notice the trending for PadBot. And your supports are so important to accelerate the popularity. Be fast and catch up with this accelerator discount.

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    This perk includes one PadBot T1(2 colors available) + one PadBot Key ring + one PadBot T-shirt + worldwide shipping. We really appreciate the help of Indiegogo, especially the supporters. So PadBot team decided to add this discount. Exclusively for you. Hurry up, boys and girls!

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    The big home set

    This perk includes 5 PadBot T1( 2 color available) + worldwide shipping. Comparing to existing competition offers, PadBot is a full function,cost effective telepresence robot.

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