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" I sometimes suspect that we're seeing something in the Internet as significant as the birth of cities. It's really something new, it's a new kind of civilization."
- William Gibson

Visual Report Screen  
  A device that allows a robot nanny to let the owners view what the robot sees from a remote location.  

"The Imperator Deluxe, with power-beam focus. Did you want the optional high-velocity grapple lock and the remote-control feedback? At moderate cost, we can equip her with a visual report screen; you can follow the situation from the comfort of your own living room..."
From Nanny, by Philip K. Dick.
Published by Not known in 1955
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