US Office for patents and Trademarks (USPTO) issued to Facebook a patent for robot with system of telepresence. The document called «Self-balancing robot» ( «self-balancing robot"). As it turned out, the application was filed in 2015, but registered the invention only on days.
What came up
Described in The robot patent has two main wheels and one small, but thanks to the system of self-balancing it can move to two wheels. Next comes the mobile " tripod " , on which is attached to the " head " of the robot - a spherical module with different displays, cameras, microphones and speakers.
Why this is necessary
Such a robot can become an advanced self-stick or even a personal operator. Thanks to this device, users will be able to carry out live video broadcasts, video sessions, or just make a photo session.