InformationWeek’s Top 10 robots that could change healthcare
... Mobile remote-presence robots by Giraff, Anybots and InTouch Health for critical and remote care consultations and communication.
... Mobile platforms by Aethon, iRobot and Swisslog for various hospital applications from hauling laundry to distributing pills.
... Therapy bots by AnthroTronix and others to help with autistic children, stroke victims and other disabled people that need interactive therapy.
... Feeding bots by Bestic. This is one of two Swedish-supported companies mentioned in the article (Giraff being the other) which strategically solve serious in-country needs with robotic solutions.
... And futuristic microbots that steer through the body by various means to distribute medicines, provide information and remove plaque - from leading universities around the world.
... Curiously omitted are minimally invasive surgical augmentation robots like the new single-port Intuitive Surgical da Vinci robot.
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