Buddibot, a web application development company based from Hyderabad, India launched Buddibot 1.0 software communication toolkit targeted at Indian that are overseas yet want to stay closely connected to their family, friends, and associates back home.
The Buddibot CEO, Subbarao Machiraju, explained Buddibot’s primary focus as,
“to keep the distributed families emotionally connected remotely, especially the younger ones with the elder members, regardless of their physical presence”
The new robotic software system extends the normal reminders, messaging, and contact information functions to include interactive features, mobility, as well as remote video access and video conferencing. During calendar 2009, the company expects to sell about 3,000 units and also 6,000 subscriptions for their software services.