teleoperation(redirected from Teleoportation)
The real-time control of remotely located machines that act as the eyes and hands of a person located elsewhere, it has been used in undersea and lunar exploration, mining, and microsurgery.
Operation from a remote location. Also known as remote manipulation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.