There are plenty of expensive telepresence robots on the market already. The Smartipresence is much more affordable but serves as a robot body for your smartphone. It allows others to connect with you and follow you around your home. This cardboard telepresence robot can be moved in all directions.
The Smartipresence is pretty easy to use. Simply put it online, send the link to your friends, and they will be able to take control of your robot.