Elizabeth it's a great way of using the technology Thanks for sharing.
When I reading this, First thing that comes to my mind is that this is a great tool for the politicians, cause that by using this all the ground works can be ignored for the politics meetings such as checking security, Road blocking.............. Which is a hell of a mess for the public.
Yes, Ann, it is similar, and I think hospitals are begining to use Double for medical presence as well. I can see your point about it being humorous in an office setting, but also quite handy! I wonder how many in-office jokes there are about the Doubles being used. ;)
By the way, Ann, thanks also for passing this idea along to me! I think I saw something about it last year but didn't obviously cover the story then. It was a fun one to write about and is quite interesting.
Those are also good ideas for uses, Pubudu, especially the political one. it definitely could save on security, although I think it would lack that personal factor politicians like to give when they press the public flesh. But perhaps it could just supplement these appearances sometimes.
@Elizabeth: Indeed and I have personal experience in my country itself. Even though there are so many technology evolved and are more powerful, still they need the security to go with them physically. I have no idea why but that is the nature. Maybe they are kind of used to it.
Yes, and you're definitely right, Pubudu, there are a lot of public benefits to using something like this to make a "public" appearance. As the adoption of Double expands, perhaps this will be one way it is utilized.
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