Definition of teleoperation in English:

Share this entry

teleoperation

Pronunciation: /ˌteləˌäpəˈrāSHən/

noun

The electronic remote control of machines.
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
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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: tel·e·op·er·a·tion

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.