For quite some time, LA-based RED Interactive Agency has had an extensive remote working strategy offering employees the ability and flexibility to work from home. Currently, 10 percent of the staff
work remotely. Recently RED Interactive Agency added another element to their remote working strategy; a Double Robotics robot.
The Double Robotics (http://www.doublerobotics.
RED Interactive Agency remote employees are using the Double Robotics robot to participate in brainstorming sessions, active white boarding via screen sharing or to just hang out and remotely fool around.
The robot adds to the agency's current use of other remote tools such as video conferencing and, of course, Slack.
Here's a video -- shot in annoying, Snapchat-centric vertical format, of course -- of the robot in action.