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Humanoid Telepresence Robotics

Avatar technology is a full-size humanoid robot controlled wirelessly by a remote operator equipped with a compact on-body interface. The avatar transports your human senses and physical ability to a remote location in real-time.

Status: Functional prototype done (complete task-capable avatar-operator system with vision, 2-way audio, neck/arm/end-effector motion control, general mobility, integrated head-mounted interface, control jacket). Pilot prototype in active development.

Supported by D3 Innovation in Montreal
Sponsored by Autodesk Technology Impact Program
Verified by AAXP
Member of NGen

Zero Commute

In seconds, wear the operator interface then link to your avatar that is already where you need to be. Less driving to work and back, even for physical jobs. More freedom to live and work where you want. Save time and reduce commute exhaustion. The future of work-from-home.

Perfect Safety

Your avatar is a second body that is repairable and replaceable. Work in hazardous environments with complete personal health-and-safety from afar. More confidence to work without personal risk or worry. The future of workplace safety.

A-Z Automation

Teach your avatar how to perform many simple tasks from start to finish by doing the task through its body, moving it manually, or downloading the skill from our avatar-skill library. Finally, basic tasks can be completely automated. More time to do what you really want. The future of versatile robotics.

Global Reach

Access avatars around the world to provide critical help regardless of distance. Multiply your impact with sequential and semi-simultaneous multi-avatar control. Team up with other operators and visit anywhere through the physical internet. Convenient opportunities to be a real hero.

Immersive Learning

Train with real-time visual cues, automatic assistance, automatic error prevention, and shared avatar control with expert teachers. The future of learning-by-doing.

High-Quality Engineering

  • Comprehensive Real-Time System (RTLinux, OpenDDS, FreeRTOS, CAN-FD)
  • Leading-Edge Processor Power-Performance (AMD Zen3 Embedded APU with DDR5 ECC RAM)
  • Leading-Edge Power-Transistor Performance Density (Automotive-Grade Gallium Nitride FETs, Latest-Gen 100V Silicon FETs)
  • High-Reliability Features (ECC MCUs, Ferroelectric NVRAM, Soft-Terminal Capacitors, Dry-Run Bearings, Type 3 Anodize, Braided UHMWPE Tendons)
  • High-Safety Features (redundant and dual-die sensors with ASIL-D functional safety, independent safety modules with power-override)
  • Multi-Purpose Design (modular end-effector mounting interface, on-body utility hardpoints, extra power paths, wheeled/bipedal mobility swap-ability)
  • Universal Standards (48VDC primary bus, USB Type-C, metric A4SS fasteners)
  • Low-Latency Wireless Networking (IEEE 802.11ax Wifi 6E with new 6GHz band)
  • Link-Anywhere Networking Bridge (peer-to-peer discovery/connection server for avatar-control routing from uncontrolled/unprepared networks)
  • High-Resolution Sensor-Fusion (14-bit motion-sense, 20-bit 10kHz power-sense)
  • Open-Platform COTS Head-Mounted Display Interface (Valve Index)

About Us

We understand the possibility space. We care about systems that work. We value truth, efficiency, and real-world consequences.

Knowledge Base

Information drives every thought, decision, and action. In our increasingly complex world where logic and trust are hard to weave confidently, it is easy to be misled by noise, incur unknown risks, and waste valuable resources. Truth is the fundamental solution.

News

2021-11-02 Guidebolt joins NGen in preparation for avatar pilot testing with innovative Canadian manufacturers. | NGen
2021-08-20 Guidebolt's team and avatar functional-prototype are fully verified by the ANA Avatar XPRIZE | AAXP Semifinalist Teams List
2020-10-02 Guidebolt shares avatar design insights on a collaborative multi-team publication, the ANA Travel Unlimited Podcasts
2020-01-08 Guidebolt officially qualifies for the ANA Avatar XPRIZE | XPRIZE Announcement | AAXP Qualified Teams List
2019-05-27 Guidebolt attends the ANA Avatar XPRIZE Registered Team Summit in Geneva, Switzerland