Definition of teleoperation in English:

teleoperation

Syllabification: tel·e·op·er·a·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌteləˌäpəˈrāSHən
 
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noun

  • The electronic remote control of machines.
    More example sentences
    • If a pilot who weighs half as much as a typical pilot is good for business, why not get rid of the pilot altogether in favor of teleoperation or an autopilot?
    • That could result in a co-development of many industries such as terrestrial point-to-point rocket service, orbital tourism, teleoperation, and robotics.
    • Vehicle teleoperation is being developed for this system to gain standoff between soldiers and mine locations.

Derivatives

teleoperate

Pronunciation: /-ˈäpəˌrāt/
verb
More example sentences
  • The detection vehicle is teleoperated from a mine-protected control/clearance vehicle, and automatically detects and marks all metallic and nonmetallic antitank mines.
  • Increased opportunities for exploration and new ways to improve the lives of humans will be available through the enhanced capabilities of future teleoperated robots.
  • In case it wasn't clear, our robots deployed today are completely teleoperated - meaning every action is controlled by a soldier with a joystick.

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