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Virtual Grad Ceremony - Avatar Robots

ASU's Thunderbird School of Global Management 2020 Grads Source:  Arizona State University - Dean Khagram Virtual Graduation Ceremony with Robots At Arizona State University, there will be a graduation ceremony for the Thunderbird School of Global Management Class of 2020 graduates. But it will be technologically awesome, memorable  and very different.  In the middle of the pandemic and lock-down in Arizona, telepresence robots, known as avatar robots,  have come to the rescue and saved the day.  It's graduation by telepresence and it's a virtual graduation ceremony.  May 11, 2020 is graduation day. Technology to the Rescue The telepresense robots will give students a chance to "walk in" the ceremony.  The robots will stand in place and be awarded each students' degree in a virtual ceremony. Live audio and video on each robot will allow the students to experience the ceremony in real-time. Much Prep To