The existing English language term needs to refer to a robot that can navigate environments and it incorporates a human who is present virtually inside the robot from a remote location. The human navigates the robot and communicates with the environment in real-time. The closest example are the so-called telepresence robots being tested for use in classrooms or offices, but they are not exactly what I am describing. I feel like there is a term for such a machine vessel that 'embodies' a human, or that there should be such a term.
The terms robot or cyborg do not describe this vessel. I can imagine in the near future a humanoid robot that is not driven by AI but by a human from a remote location using VR with ability to sense the environment (e.g. sense of touch). For example, this would benefit persons with significant mobility disabilities by allowing them to be present and interact with environments, the idea behind the current telepresence robots but in a much more integrated way between the remote human and the machine, and more interactive with the environment.
So, to recap, is there a word for such a machine vessel virtually occupied by a human?