Student attends class via robot

Devon Carrow's

life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the

4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school

experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll

through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium

stage when there's a show.

In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow stands for the Pledge of Allegiance while attending school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow stands for the Pledge of Allegiance while attending school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow stands for the Pledge of Allegiance while attending school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow looks at his weekly goals while attending school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow looks at his weekly goals while attending school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow looks at his weekly goals while attending school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the school, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the school, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the school, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the school, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the school, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the school, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow works with teacher Sheri Voss while attending school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow works with teacher Sheri Voss while attending school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow works with teacher Sheri Voss while attending school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elelmentary school from home while operating a robot on his way back to class, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elelmentary school from home while operating a robot on his way back to class, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elelmentary school from home while operating a robot on his way back to class, in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Devon Carrow attends school from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in Orchard Park N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Winchester Elementary School teacher Dawn Voelker carries a robot up the stairs that is being operated by Devon Carrow while he is attending school at in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Winchester Elementary School teacher Dawn Voelker carries a robot up the stairs that is being operated by Devon Carrow while he is attending school at in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Winchester Elementary School teacher Dawn Voelker carries a robot up the stairs that is being operated by Devon Carrow while he is attending school at in West Seneca N.Y. Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless video hookup gives him the school experience remotely, allowing him to participate in class, stroll through the hallways, hang out at recess and even take to the auditorium stage when there's a show. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

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